UBS closes tokenised debt transaction

The transaction is among the first ever global blockchain-based transactions involving multiple jurisdictions, UBS said.

Three ‘Ds’ to drive real estate investment in APAC

As part of a new initiative, FSA is talking to market participants about key trends that shape fund selection. This week, Benett Theseira, managing director and head of Asia Pacific at PGIM Real Estate, discusses opportunities in real estate.

Asia’s wealthy seek out private credit

As public markets have struggled this year, private banks have responded by onboarding more private credit strategies in response to demand.

China surpasses Europe for global money market assets

China now accounts for about 18% of global money market funds (MMF) assets, according to Fitch Ratings (Fitch), with reforms aiming to bring it more in line with international standards.

Gold defies headwinds with 2022 recovery

Strong ETF inflows have driven increased demand for gold in the first six months of the year, despite a weaker second quarter, finds the latest quarterly report from the World Gold Council.

Investors turn attention to infrastructure

High inflation and net zero targets are key contributors to infrastructure assets looking more attractive to a growing number of investors, according to ClearBridge Investments.

Blockchain creates new scope for investors

The ever-wider business application of the blockchain ledger system offers investment opportunities way beyond cryptocurrencies, according to BNY Mellon Investment Management (BNY Mellon IM).

Apac real estate to offer robust returns

Strong regional economies will support rental housing, logistics and central city-based ESG-compliant offices as attractive sectors over the next year, according to PGIM Real Estate.

Inflation offers new potential for infrastructure

An inflationary environment and the move to renewable energy sources bode well for certain infrastructure assets, according to BNY Mellon Investment Management (BNY Mellon IM).


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The FSA Spy market buzz – 27 January 2023

Change at AllianceBernstein, Schroders on China, delisting in Shanghai, mean reversion, HSBC’s ESG conumdrum, Vanguard’s flows, ARK vs Energy, Charles Dickens and much more.