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HK's online banking scams spike

HK's online banking scams spike

The number of online scams involving brand name private banks operating in Hong Kong is at a record high, according to data from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Published : 17, Jan 2017
China's mutual fund assets grew 9% in 2016

China's mutual fund assets grew 9% in 2016

Onshore mutual funds topped RMB 9.16trn ($1.33trn) in assets at the end of last year, up 9% from 2015, according to the latest monthly data from the semi-official Asset Management Association of China (AMAC).

Published : 17, Jan 2017
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
Allianz advises short duration

Allianz advises short duration

Interest rate volatility has spiked and investors are urged to stay away from long-duration bonds, especially in developed markets.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
Investing in China exporters -- plus and minus

Investing in China exporters -- plus and minus...

Fund managers share their views on investing in Chinese exporters, who could be hit by trade protectionism or benefited by a falling RMB.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
Jailed 1MDB scandal banker ‘spent $8.2m’ on Australia property

Jailed 1MDB scandal banker ‘spent $8.2m’ on Australia...

The former BSI banker Yeo Jaiwei, ‘sentenced beyond the norm’ for witness tampering by a Singapore court, used a Seychelles-based company to spend $8.2m on Australian Gold Coast property, the Guardian has reported.

Published : 16, Jan 2017
The FSA Spy market buzz - 13 January 2017

The FSA Spy market buzz - 13 January 2017

Resignation at Sun Life; Gross watching 10 year; Hang Seng loves bonds; Fund selector observations; StanChart and OCBC’s conviction lists; Lombard Odier on hedge funds; Matthews Asia speaks reason and much more.

Published : 13, Jan 2017
APAC ex-Japan ETF assets hit record high

APAC ex-Japan ETF assets hit record high

In 2016, Asia-Pacific ex-Japan ETF/ETP assets reached a record high of $135bn, but the region’s share only accounts for 4% of the industry's global assets, according to ETFGI.

Published : 13, Jan 2017
Hiring in Hong Kong's AM industry slows

Hiring in Hong Kong's AM industry slows

However, strong demand for relationship managers and fintech professionals remains, according to a recent salary survey report by Robert Walters.

Published : 13, Jan 2017

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