PRODUCT NEWS

LM's Rare to bring infra funds to Asia

LM's Rare to bring infra funds to Asia

Legg Mason's Rare Infrastructure is planning to bring its listed infrastructure strategies to Asian institutional and high-net-worth investors, according to Nick Langley, Rare’s Sydney-based co-CEO.

Published : 27, Feb 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
Direct lending strategy pulls in $100m from IIs

Direct lending strategy pulls in $100m from IIs...

As bond yields fall, UK-based alternative investment firm Prestige Fund Management said it has sourced an additional $100m in institutional investor commitments for its direct lending strategy.

Published : 20, Feb 2017
Morningstar Asia fund reviews and re-ratings – January 2017

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

Downgrades for Fidelity and Legg Mason, an upgrade for Threadneedle and coverage initiated on Capital Group.

Published : 17, Feb 2017
XIE Shares launches leveraged Chimerica ETF

XIE Shares launches leveraged Chimerica ETF

Hong Kong-based EIP launched its first leveraged ETF providing 2X exposure to Chinese companies listed in the US.

Published : 8, Feb 2017
MRF reports $1.1bn in first-year sales

MRF reports $1.1bn in first-year sales

After the first full year of operation, the Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme had net sales of about $1.1bn, the bulk of that from northbound fund sales.

Published : 23, Jan 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums: Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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