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Industry Interviews 16, Aug 18

China fund distribution remains rough

Global asset managers are setting up in China, but lack of an onshore track record and brand recognition are among the challenges they face with onshore distribution, according to Aberdeen Standard and Fullerton.

Asset Class in Focus 16, Aug 18

ESG portfolio off to a good start in HK, says UBS

After its launch in Asia in April, UBS Wealth Management’s sustainable cross-asset portfolio has gathered $100m (CHF$100m) in assets from Asia-Pacific clients, according to the bank’s executives.

Latest News 16, Aug 18

Firms plan fixed income launches in HK

HSBC Global Asset Management, China Asset Management and E Fund Management are expected to launch fixed income funds in Hong Kong, according to records from the Securities and Futures Commission.

Latest News 16, Aug 18

Greater China Top Trumps – Greater China equity

This week FSA compares two offshore-regulated Greater China equity funds — the EI Sturdza Strategic China Panda Fund and NN (L) Greater China Equity Fund.

Asset Class in Focus | 15 Aug 18

Lessons learned from investment mistakes

Fund managers from NN IP, Janus Henderson, Neuberger Berman and Nikko AM share what they have learned from past investment mistakes.

Latest News | 15 Aug 18

Value Partners eyes sharia funds, plans US office

Despite a 1H profit slide, Hong Kong-listed Value Partners said it intends to open offices in Malaysia and the US and possibly launch a ‘core China’ fund in Europe.

Latest News | 15 Aug 18

Vanguard products launch in the Philippines

Manila-based Security Bank Philippines has launched two feeder funds that invest in low cost ETFs managed by Vanguard.

Latest News | 15 Aug 18

Broadridge reveals top selling products in HK, Singapore

APAC-domiciled passive fund sales outpaced actively-managed products during the second quarter, according to a report by Broadridge Financial.

Latest News | 15 Aug 18

Mutual Fund Top Trumps – Malaysia equity

This week FSA presents a quick comparison of two Malaysia equity funds: The Fidelity Malaysia Fund and the JP Morgan Malaysia Fund.

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