Fixed income carried the can during the first half of the year with inflows coming in at $236bn.
JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is expanding its international exchange traded fund (ETF) business with two hires.
Two appointments are aimed at strengthening ETF research and product capabilities in Asia-Pacific.
HEAD-TO-HEAD. The global fixed income market is undergoing a period of high volatility. While the European authorities are in final negotiation stages to save Greece from a potential default, the US looks set to hike interest rates sometime this year.
Distributors in Asia-Pacific are likely to use exchange-traded funds and other index-tracking products as core holdings when building model portfolios, and actively-managed funds could become satellite holdings, according to a report from Cerulli Associates.
Prakash said BMO is not putting funds together, but portfolio strategies that are actually implemented by the intermediaries. “The implementation happens with respect to the intermediary using their platform and clients benefit from the asset allocation decision. We would work with intermediaries so they are able to offer this to their client base.” ETFs have […]
The last four years, emerging markets received $1.4trn in cumulative gross portfolio capital flows, but only around $200bn came from regulated funds, according to Christopher Plantier, ICI senior economist of industry and financial analysis, who authored the report. EM capital flow was analysed to put into perspective the size of regulated fund investment into those […]
The firm claims its robo-investing service, in conjunction with Morningstar, will create and automate a professionally-designed portfolio at a fraction of the cost levied by banks and investment advisors. “Today, holding a global diversified portfolio in Asia is complicated and expensive,” Mathias Helleu, executive chairman told FundSelectorAsia. “[Robo advisory services] are going to be a very […]
The XIE Shares FTSE Chimerica ETF (Chimerica) was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today and tracks the FTSE China N Shares All Cap Capped Net Tax Index. Apart from the new ETF, the firm has plans to launch three additional ETFs during 2015, Tobias Bland, chief executive at EIP told Fund Selector Asia. “There are […]
The four ETFs seek to track key global indices: the S&P 500 index, the Euro Stoxx 50, the Nikkei, and the MSCI EM Asia index.