NEWS

Regulatory support boosts CoCos

Regulatory support boosts CoCos

A favourable regulatory approach should make contingent convertibles (CoCos) an attractive yield- generating product, said OMGI's Michael Sullivan.

Published : 28, Mar 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
China entering `perfect storm' of disappointment, says Jupiter

China entering `perfect storm' of disappointment,...

Manager of the Jupiter Asian Income fund Jason Pidcock predicts 2017 will be the last year Chinese growth exceeds 6% as the countdown to its property bubble bursting begins.

Published : 28, Mar 2017
Survey: Thai investors bullish on Asian debt

Survey: Thai investors bullish on Asian debt

Thailand’s investment professionals expressed caution about developed market government bonds while remaining bullish on Asian and emerging market debt.

Published : 27, Mar 2017
Morningstar: No rating changes after Templeton move

Morningstar: No rating changes after Templeton...

The ratings agency explains why the exit of Mark Mobius from several Asia- and emerging markets-focused funds does not warrant a downgrade.

Published : 27, Mar 2017
T Rowe Price: Large underweight in China

T Rowe Price: Large underweight in China

With improved conditions in emerging markets set to continue, economic growth in the sector is poised to accelerate, says Gonzalo Pangaro, lead fund manager of T Rowe Price’s Emerging Markets Equity Fund.

Published : 27, Mar 2017
Voya: Loan funds outdo bonds in rate hike periods

Voya: Loan funds outdo bonds in rate hike periods...

Funds investing in syndicated senior corporate loans stand to benefit from rising interest rates, according to Jeff Bakalar, managing director and head of senior loans at Voya IM.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
The FSA Spy market buzz - 24 March 2017

The FSA Spy market buzz - 24 March 2017

Marketing exodus in Singapore; Cherry blossoms and funds in Japan; S-VACC vs SICAVs; Bond marketing; Brexit 'round the corner; Emerging market bubbles and much more.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
In case you missed it...

In case you missed it...

Blackrock launching two MPF funds, Singapore’s UOB AM and T. Rowe Price rolling out a tech fund in Singapore; key APAC senior management changes at Australia’s AMP Capital; dwindling number of billionaires around the world; an institutional mandate for UK’s Prestige; Hong Kong and Singapore's regulators penalising professionals for WeChat and spoofing; AIA names David Beckham as its global ambassador; NNIP's positive outlook for Mongolia; etc...

Published : 24, Mar 2017
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Fidelity vs Schroders

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Fidelity vs Schroders

FSA compares the Fidelity Emerging Asia Fund with the Schroder ISF Emerging Asia Fund.

Published : 24, Mar 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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