In a year of extremely low volatility, gold and precious metals funds stand out as the most volatile, FE data shows.
Investors in Hong Kong and China ETFs cashed in profits in 2017, which resulted in net outflows from the passive products, data from Morningstar shows.
China equity funds have delivered, on average, the most bang for the buck in 2017, when measured in terms of alpha and risk-adjusted returns or the Sharpe ratio.
China equity funds lead, while natural resources and hedge funds underperform in FSA’s year-end ranking of the best and worst performing funds available to Hong Kong and Singapore investors.
CSOP Asset Management plans to bring big data and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its product line within three years, aiming to lessen the time and cost pressures on investors.
Highly concentrated, high-conviction equity mutual funds tend to underperform, FSA research shows.
Asia was the only region with significant inflows into equity funds while recording the highest fund asset growth globally, according to a Morningstar report.
For performance reasons, the trend toward physical replication is beneficial for investors in China A-share exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Morningstar research report.
In an exclusive interview at the Pan-European Congress hosted by FSA’s sister publication Expert Investor, Yanis Varoufakis reveals why he is not a eurosceptic and why he admires Wolfgang Schäuble.