Francis Nikolai Acosta

Francis is a senior journalist at Fund Selector Asia. Previously, he was a reporter at Ignites Asia, A Financial Times service, covering the region's asset management industry. He has a Master's degree in journalism from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Science in management degree from The University of Asia and the Pacific in the Philippines.

Asset Class in Focus 20 Nov 18

Pinebridge builds defense for 2019

US treasuries are replacing high yield and some equities in the portfolio, as the firm expects more weakness from riskier assets.

Latest News 20 Nov 18

Barings receives QDLP licence

Japan’s Nomura Asset Management has also registered its first product under the scheme.

Data 19 Nov 18

China bonds best-selling sector in Q3: Report

BNY Mellon IM’s Mobility Innovation Fund in Japan was the top-selling newly-launched product in Asia-Pacific, and big losers were the categories of rupee-denominated bond products and allocation funds.

Latest News 19 Nov 18

Capital Group preps funds for HK retail

The firm has had three emerging market funds approved by the SFC, and is one of several foreign asset managers who are increasingly targeting Hong Kong’s retail investor base.

Head To Head 16 Nov 18

HEAD-TO-HEAD: Bosera versus Huatai-Pinebridge

FSA compares the Bosera Yufu CSI 300 Index Fund and the Huatai-Pinebridge Quantitative Enhanced Index Fund.

Asset Class in Focus 16 Nov 18

China AMC to co-launch shariah China fund

The collaboration with RHB Asset Management comes at a time when Malaysian investors have poured money into China-focused equity funds, Morningstar data shows.

In case you missed it (06 April 2018)

Latest News 16 Nov 18

In case you missed it (16 November 2018)

Natixis IM hires three Pictet AM managers of theme funds; ASI creates new role for institutional investors; Morningstar IM names new APAC CIO; BNY Mellon IM affiliate creates ESG model for sovereign debt; MAS proposes ‘sandbox express’; and more…

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