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Technology, healthcare, and sustainability themed funds are expected to perform well, a report finds.
An increasing number of new ESG funds were launched in Asia during 2021, Cerulli report shows.
Despite the robo-advisor hype, banks will continue to dominate sales channels as they roll out rival digital channels, according to Cerulli.
The final quarter of 2020 saw Hong Kong and Singapore investors pour cash into equity funds, according to Morningstar Direct.
Despite stricter rules governing index funds, passive investment demand will continue to drive the ETF boom, according to Cerulli Associates.
Yield-hungry investors continue to find stable income from fixed maturity products (FMPs) in a low interest rate environment, according to Cerulli.
Assets in foreign investment funds in Thailand soared 60% to $17bn this year compared to 2016 as Thai investor appetite for global funds continues to rise.
Ex-Fullerton CEO reappears at Franklin Templeton; BNPP AM creates APAC chief marketing role; Robeco hires Blackrock’s APAC head of PB and wealth distribution; US-based Metlife receives AM licence in Hong Kong, while Barings Investment Advisers loses it; “millennial fund investors not unique”, warns Cerulli; and more…
Schroders and Vanguard launches funds for MPF’s default strategy; China’s AUM hits $9trn; Hong Kong’s SFC increases enforcement activity; Singapore’s MAS fines a fund manager for late submissions; more fintech partnerships and more…