PRODUCT NEWS

Morningstar Asia fund reviews and re-ratings – February 2017

Morningstar Asia fund reviews and re-ratings –...

A downgrade for a Legg Mason product and coverage initiated on an Eastspring fund.

Published : 15, Mar 2017
Capital Group to launch US bond fund in Asia

Capital Group to launch US bond fund in Asia

Despite expectations of rising US interest rates, Capital Group intends to launch a bond strategy in Asia that targets investment grade US corporates.

Published : 14, Mar 2017
Thailand’s Krungsri launches dividend fund

Thailand’s Krungsri launches dividend fund

Thailand’s Krungsri Asset Management has launched a dividend-paying equity fund in light of the expected rise of the Thai stock market.

Published : 10, Mar 2017
The hunt for Chinese dividends

The hunt for Chinese dividends

Sherwood Zhang, co-manager of the Matthews China Dividend Fund, finds wide variance among sectors that pay dividends and those that don't.

Published : 9, Mar 2017
BNPP IP: EM multi-asset funds a hard sell

BNPP IP: EM multi-asset funds a hard sell

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.

Published : 7, Mar 2017
Lyxor pulls HK retail funds in 2016

Lyxor pulls HK retail funds in 2016

FSA takes a look at the mutual funds shut down in the SAR in 2016, led by Lyxor, according to data from Morningstar.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
Taiwan's Yuanta files to launch ChiNext ETF

Taiwan's Yuanta files to launch ChiNext ETF

Taiwan’s Yuanta Securities Investment Trust has filed an application to launch an ETF that would track the extremely volatile ChiNext Index.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
Hong Kong launches 10-year sukuk

Hong Kong launches 10-year sukuk

The product is the first 10-year sukuk launched by an AAA-rated government, according to the HKMA.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
Thai investors pour money into fixed income funds

Thai investors pour money into fixed income funds...

Equity inflows were $232m in 2016, but fixed income funds reached $21.9bn, almost double that of 2015, according to Morningstar data.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Long view is key to infrastructure investing

Long view is key to infrastructure investing

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.

Published : 20, Feb 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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