PRODUCT NEWS

SFC clears Zeal, Axa for fund launches

SFC clears Zeal, Axa for fund launches

Zeal Asset Management has been authorised to launch a fixed income fund in Hong Kong, according to records from the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

Published : 8, Jun 2017
Taiwan’s Taishin enters ETF arena

Taiwan’s Taishin enters ETF arena

The Taiwan Stock Exchange has approved Taishin Securities Investment Trust's application to launch three ETFs that track MSCI indices, according to a statement from Taiwan’s bourse.

Published : 25, May 2017
Staying on course in China's volatile market

Staying on course in China's volatile market

William Yuen, co-manager of Invesco’s PRC Equity Fund, discusses long-term investing in the China market.

Published : 11, May 2017
Fund managers not keen on Asean CIS

Fund managers not keen on Asean CIS

Difficulties in getting fund sales approvals and lack of demand from investors make Asia’s fund managers reluctant to join the Asean Collective Investment Scheme (CIS), according to Andrew Gordon, managing director for Asia at RBC Investor and Treasury Services.

Published : 9, May 2017
Morningstar fund reviews and re-ratings – April 2017

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

Morningstar Asia downgrades a Franklin Templeton fund, places Allianz and Goldman Sachs products under review and initiates coverage for MFS and Mirae Asset funds.

Published : 8, May 2017
HSBC hard-closes APAC small cap fund

HSBC hard-closes APAC small cap fund

HSBC GIF Asia ex Japan Equity Smaller Companies Fund will be closed to new subscriptions from 10 May, according to a statement from the fund sponsor.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
Amundi and IFC to create $2bn EM `green bond' fund

Amundi and IFC to create $2bn EM `green bond'...

The world’s largest green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets will be developed by Amundi and the International Finance Corporation.

Published : 21, Apr 2017
VCBF funds see above-market returns

VCBF funds see above-market returns

Vietnam’s Vietcombank Fund Management’s (VCBF) two open-ended funds returned more than 15% for the full year 2016, beating the Vietnamese stock market.

Published : 18, Apr 2017
First ETF approved under Asean CIS

First ETF approved under Asean CIS

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has approved the listing of One Stoxx Asean Select Dividend ETF under Asean Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) framework, according to a statement from the exchange.

Published : 18, Apr 2017
Chinese HNWIs pour money into PE real estate

Chinese HNWIs pour money into PE real estate

Hong Kong-headquartered real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has raised $1.3bn in the final closing of its fifth Greater China and Asia-Pacific real estate fund.

Published : 13, Apr 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21 February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23 February

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