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HEAD-TO-HEAD: Franklin vs MFS

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Franklin vs MFS

Amid the rout in global equities and the low yield on fixed income securities, Fund Selector Asia takes a look at two mixed-asset funds.

Published : 28, Aug 2015
Which funds have been hit the hardest?

Which funds have been hit the hardest?

Over the last month, almost all China-dedicated equity funds have moved into the red, and there were plenty of brand names among the worst performers.

Aviva Investors names Taiwan head

Aviva Investors names Taiwan head

The firm has appointed Lian Yang to head its Taiwan operations, replacing Vina Cheng.

Published : 26, Aug 2015
PineBridge hires VP for institutional business

PineBridge hires VP for institutional business...

PineBridge Investments has poached BlackRock’s Alfred Lee to serve as vice president for institutional business development.

Published : 25, Aug 2015
Asia funds turn negative

Asia funds turn negative

Returns from nearly all Asia ex-Japan equity funds have moved into negative territory after the recent sell off in Asian equities.

Published : 25, Aug 2015
Investors rotating out of EM equities

Investors rotating out of EM equities

Divergent monetary policies between the US and emerging markets mean further EM stock market weakness, according to Axa Investment Managers.

Published : 24, Aug 2015
Chinese investors lead in global property buys

Chinese investors lead in global property buys...

The hunt for yield has led Asian institutional investors to increase allocations to global real estate commercial properties, according to CBRE.

Published : 24, Aug 2015
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Allianz vs JO Hambro

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Allianz vs JO Hambro

Fund Selector Asia compares two small- and mid-cap products, the Allianz Little Dragons Fund and the JO Hambro Asia ex-Japan Small and Mid Cap Fund.

Published : 21, Aug 2015
AmInvest launches volatility-focused feeder fund

AmInvest launches volatility-focused feeder fund...

The Malaysian firm has launched a feeder fund that aims to invest in global equities and protect investors from market volatility.

Published : 20, Aug 2015
MGIM: Weaker yuan a tool to fight deflation

MGIM: Weaker yuan a tool to fight deflation

China’s recent move to weaken the currency was not to boost exports but to address the governments worries over deflation, according to Momentum Global Investment Management.

Published : 20, Aug 2015
Record inflows for Japan-listed ETFs

Record inflows for Japan-listed ETFs

Exchange traded products listed in Japan have attracted record net new assets in the first seven months of the year, driven by inflows in equity ETFs, according to ETFGI.

Published : 19, Aug 2015
Survey: Income investing top priority in Asia

Survey: Income investing top priority in Asia

Asian investors seek income products but are too focused on “familiar income-producing asset classes”, according to a Legg Mason survey report.

Published : 19, Aug 2015
JPM launches research app for Asia

JPM launches research app for Asia

The app provides institutional investors with personalised access to the firm’s insights on major asset classes, markets and investment themes.

Published : 18, Aug 2015
Asia dividends fall in Q2

Asia dividends fall in Q2

Dividend payouts from Asian companies declined in the second quarter, but companies are sitting on record cash balances and operating performance is improving, according to Henderson Global Investors.

Published : 18, Aug 2015

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