The acronym VARP is popping up, led by an increasing interest in Pakistan investment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Russian market is up 37% year-to-date and the economy is moving from recession to growth. Tim Umberger, senior adviser to East Capital, is optimistic about 2017.
St James’s Place has doubled its adviser numbers in Asia and is planning to extend the base from expats to local HNWI, said Mike Gravestock, partnership director for Asia and international.