ASIA

BMO PB sees HNWI caution rising

BMO PB sees HNWI caution rising

Clients in Asia are moving to defensive portfolios and investing in the basics, according to BMO Private Bank Asia CEO Monique Chan.

Published : 3, Jul 2017
Study: HK Asia's top city for UHNW

Study: HK Asia's top city for UHNW

Hong Kong has the most number of ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals in Asia and globally it ranks second, according to the Wealth-X 2017 ultra wealth report.

Published : 28, Jun 2017
Mirae lays bets on passives

Mirae lays bets on passives

Korea-based Mirae Asset has ambitious plans for global ETFs and Hong Kong will play a key role, said global head of ETF business Taeyong Lee.

Published : 3, Apr 2017
Study: In Asia, active funds disappoint

Study: In Asia, active funds disappoint

Active funds investing in the region have low returns relative to their benchmarks over multiple time periods, according to a Cerulli Associates report.

Published : 28, Mar 2017
Chinese outbound RE investment slows

Chinese outbound RE investment slows

Despite capital controls, Chinese investors still contributed 47%, or $28.2bn, of Asian outbound real estate investment in 2016, according to CBRE.

Published : 3, Mar 2017
HSBC PB equity targets: low exports, high earnings

HSBC PB equity targets: low exports, high earnings...

Domestic consumption and services companies in China, India and Indonesia are attractive as potential trade barriers loom, said Fan Cheuk-wan, HSBC Private Bank head of investment strategy in Asia.

Published : 5, Jan 2017
BMO keeps overweight Asia post-Trump

BMO keeps overweight Asia post-Trump

BMO Global Asset Management’s Gary Potter revised his funds’ underweight US position to neutral after the election, but did not back down from his convictions on Japan and Asia despite Donald Trump’s trade rhetoric.

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Allfunds plans Asian expansion from new Singapore hub

Allfunds plans Asian expansion from new Singapore...

Mutual funds platform operator Allfunds Bank has announced plans to expand across Asia by launching an operational hub in Singapore to service a new local business, which will open early next year, as well as businesses in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Published : 21, 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
Asia’s WM talent is not coming from abroad

Asia’s WM talent is not coming from abroad

Foreign wealth management talent is reluctant to relocate to Asia and anyway, locals are much better suited for the role, according to recruitment firms.

Published : 14, Dec 2016

Events

 

FSA Investment Forum Singapore 2017

Tuesday 31 October

 

FSA Investment Forum Hong Kong 2017

Thursday 2 November

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