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.

Data 24 Jan 19

QDII funds bleed $1.59bn in outflows in 2018

QDII funds, which mainland firms use to invest onshore capital outside of China, still account for less than 1% of China’s RMB 11trn mutual fund market, according to data from Morningstar Direct.

Latest News 24 Jan 19

Hang Seng readies China new economy fund

In total, the firm manages 12 China-focused mutual funds.

Data 23 Jan 19

Apac investors search for global equity funds

Not one fixed income fund made it onto Evestment’s most viewed funds list for 2018.

Asset Class in Focus 22 Jan 19

Betting on beaten down European equities

Cheap valuations and earnings growth could be a catalyst for Europe this year, according to Ferdinand Cheuk, portfolio manager for global equities at Franklin Templeton Investments.

Latest News 22 Jan 19

Deutsche Wealth pulls from Credit Suisse for new role

The bank has hired Credit Suisse’s Asia-Pacific head of portfolio solutions to fill the APAC head of advisory role.

Asset Class in Focus 21 Jan 19

Beware of `concept stocks’ in fintech

Investors looking at listed fintech companies should closely monitor profitability, according to Patrick Lemmens, Rotterdam-based executive director for trends investing at Robeco.

Latest News 21 Jan 19

Fidelity launches its fourth onshore Chinese product

Only a handful of foreign managers have launched multiple products in China’s private fund market.

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