FSA compares two Asia-Pacific dividend-focused funds: the First State Asian Equity Plus Fund and the Schroder ISF Asian Equity Yield Fund.
Some upgrades for JP Morgan and Schroders; some downgrades for First State and Templeton; in total 15 funds in Asia get rated.
The firm’s head of distribution has left for Aberdeen Asset Management and will be replaced by two internal appointments.
Stewart Investors has announced a shake-up of the management of its open-ended unit trust range, with Angus Tulloch and Jonathan Asante handing over managerial responsibility on a number of their funds on 1 July 2016.
Key global market indices plunged into negative territory during the third quarter. Where were the signs of strength?
First State will rebrand specific funds, including three equity funds available in Asia, following the July split of the First State Stewart investment division into two entities.
First State Investments has decided to split First State Stewart into two in a bid to retain its flexible investment approach.
Head-to-Head puts equity income strategies from First State Investments and Schroder Investment Management against each other.
Dividend yields are harder to find in Asia today than they were ten years ago, but India offers some attractive ideas, said First State’s Martin Lau, director, Greater China equities.
First State Investments intends to launch an absolute return strategy fund in Asia as it seeks to expand its product offerings, according to Jamie Grant, head of Asia fixed income.