Despite expectations of rising US interest rates, Capital Group intends to launch a bond strategy in Asia that targets investment grade US corporates.
Thailand’s Krungsri Asset Management has launched a dividend-paying equity fund in light of the expected rise of the Thai stock market.
Sherwood Zhang, co-manager of the Matthews China Dividend Fund, finds wide variance among sectors that pay dividends and those that don't.
Although multi-asset funds have become popular in Asia, those that focus on emerging markets are not favoured by private bank investors, according to Christian Bucaro, BNP Paribas Investment Partners’ Singapore-based head of private wealth distribution for Asia-Pacific.
FSA takes a look at the mutual funds shut down in the SAR in 2016, led by Lyxor, according to data from Morningstar.
Taiwan’s Yuanta Securities Investment Trust has filed an application to launch an ETF that would track the extremely volatile ChiNext Index.
The product is the first 10-year sukuk launched by an AAA-rated government, according to the HKMA.
Equity inflows were $232m in 2016, but fixed income funds reached $21.9bn, almost double that of 2015, according to Morningstar data.
Big infrastructure spending announcements aren't necessarily on the radar of infra fund managers, said Warryn Robertson, portfolio manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Fund.