PGIM is advocating selective exposure to emerging market (EM) equities – including China – across growth leaders and fintech firms.
Following a record year for investment into Asia Pacific data centres in 2021, CBRE forecasts continued growth in line with the upward trends in cloud computing and social media use.
The operation is part of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Labs network.
Tech start-up Endowus has attracted cash from the Swiss bank, Samsung and Singtel to fund expansion.
The main challenge is to convince sceptical investment advisors, according to a fintech firm.
The wealthtech that formed an Asian partnership last year has closed its pre-series A+ funding.
Fintech investments in China totaled about $4.5bn last year, about one-fifth of the amount in 2018, according to a report by KPMG.
The two firms join forces to offer Money Plus, an app that can transfer cash to a WeInvest money market fund.
The Bangkok-based startup is expected to launch a fund product driven by the firm’s stock-ranking algorithm.
Investors looking at listed fintech companies should closely monitor profitability, according to Patrick Lemmens, Rotterdam-based executive director for trends investing at Robeco.