NEWS

BEA Union launches two funds for Swiss investors through MRF

BEA Union launches two funds for Swiss investors...

BEA Union Investment tests the water by introducing two Asia-focused funds to Swiss investors through the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme, according to CEO Eleanor Wan.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
BNPP AM: don’t expect high returns in EM mixed-asset

BNPP AM: don’t expect high returns in EM mixed-asset...

Mixed-asset funds don’t necessarily keep up when equity markets are rallying, according to Colin Graham, BNP Paribas Asset Management’s chief investment officer and head of active asset allocation multi-asset solutions.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
Mason Group's offshore WM to target Chinese HNWI

Mason Group's offshore WM to target Chinese HNWI...

Hong Kong financial company Mason Group Holdings has announced plans to build an offshore wealth management business with at least $3bn in assets through a series of acquisitions.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
Active share in moderation tends to outperform

Active share in moderation tends to outperform...

Best-performing funds neither stray far from their benchmarks nor stay too close to them, but take the middle-road, according to FSA's analysis of Asia-Pacific ex-Japan equity mutual funds.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Italy's UBI Banca sells down stake in China AM firm

Italy's UBI Banca sells down stake in China AM...

Italian bank Unione di Banche Italiane reduced its stake in Zhong Ou Asset Management to 25% from 35%, by transferring shares to 11 members of the firm’s management.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Malaysia's HNWIs cool to Shariah funds

Malaysia's HNWIs cool to Shariah funds

Malaysia continues to dominate Southeast Asia’s Shariah fund market, but demand has been driven by institutional investors, with little interest from HNWIs, according to a report by Boston-based research firm Cerulli Associates.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Two ex-senior CSRC officials await prosecution

Two ex-senior CSRC officials await prosecution...

The China Securities Regulatory Commission's former vice chairman Yao Gang was charged with corruption, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), an anti-graft body.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
China’s Yinhua Fund Management joins MRF scheme

China’s Yinhua Fund Management joins MRF scheme...

Yinhua Fund Management, an independent mainland asset manager set up in Hong Kong, received approval from Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission to sell a fixed income product in the SAR through the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme, according to the SFC.

Published : 25, Jul 2017
Asia's investors join the European bandwagon

Asia's investors join the European bandwagon

Asset allocators in Hong Kong and Singapore tell FSA they are planning to increase allocation to European equities and data shows that capital flows into European equity funds have been increasing.

Published : 24, Jul 2017
MRF inflows from mainland investors stay strong

MRF inflows from mainland investors stay strong...

Despite a slight drop in assets, inflows into the five Hong Kong funds available for sale in the mainland through the MRF remain robust.

Published : 24, Jul 2017

Events

FSA Alternatives Forums -- Hong Kong & Singapore 2017

Hong Kong, Tuesday 12 September

Singapore, Thursday 14 September

FSA Investment Forum Bangkok 2017

Tuesday 26 September

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