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HKIFA sees equity fund comeback in 2017

HKIFA sees equity fund comeback in 2017

Fixed income inflows turned positive in 2016, but the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association is optimistic about equity funds in the first half.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
Mobius cites India as EM concern

Mobius cites India as EM concern

November’s surprise ban of large currency bills in India is one of the greatest single-country risks in emerging markets, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of the Templeton emerging markets group, told FSA.

Published : 11, Jan 2017
2017 should be good for EM equities: Eastspring, Schroders

2017 should be good for EM equities: Eastspring,...

Upward revisions of corporate earnings and attractive valuations should buoy emerging market equities, according to Eastspring Investments and Schroder Investment Management.

Published : 9, Jan 2017
Pakistan to drive frontier investing?

Pakistan to drive frontier investing?

The acronym VARP is popping up, led by an increasing interest in Pakistan investment.

Published : 9, Jan 2017
PE exposure rises slow and steady

PE exposure rises slow and steady

Family offices and HNWIs are increasingly investing in private equity, according to Preqin.

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Greater transparency tops wealth manager’s challenges in 2017

Greater transparency tops wealth manager’s challenges...

The upcoming Common Reporting System (CRS) is set to pose “fundamental changes” to the wealth management industry both regionally and globally in 2017, said Kevin Liem, CIO at TTG Wealth Management.

Published : 19, Dec 2016
OMGI: Gold is money, not vice versa

OMGI: Gold is money, not vice versa

The relationship between interest rates and inflation is what matters for gold investors, said OMGI’s Ned Naylor-Leyland, who remains positive on gold despite wide expectations for rising rates.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Asia's wealth managers on 2017

Asia's wealth managers on 2017

FSA asked Asia's fund selector community for their opinions on key issues coming in 2017. We present views from Hang Seng, Mercer, Tri-Lake and OCBC.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
PGI targets Asia wholesale segment

PGI targets Asia wholesale segment

The firm aims to get its funds on the shelves of key private bank distributors for the wholesale segment, and it has made key senior hires this year to drive efforts.

Published : 9, Dec 2016
China's Harvest to launch UCITs funds

China's Harvest to launch UCITs funds

Harvest Global Investments head of business development, Ashley Dale, said the firm will be launching new products and building its brand regardless of current market appetite.

Published : 6, Dec 2016
MS IM on the promised infrastructure boost

MS IM on the promised infrastructure boost

Details on the Trump pledge to spend up to $1trn on infrastructure are sketchy, but renewable energy, surprisingly, may benefit, said infrastructure portfolio manager Matthew King at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

Published : 2, Dec 2016

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