Small firms will be able to access funding to improve digital reporting to watchdog.
State Street’s Anderson targets US value stocks as growth dips
Global growth will struggle in 2017 and investors are advised to move away from expensive sectors and pivot to those that offer value, according to Kevin Anderson, State Street Global Advisors’ Hong Kong-based head of investments for Asia Pacific.
Vontobel AM targets Taiwan retail base
Vontobel Asset Management has launched 11 funds in Taiwan using Eastspring Investments as the master agent.
The difficulty of staying high
How many top quartile equity funds in Asia remain there after three years? FE Advisory has crunched the numbers.
New Capital brings four funds to Hong Kong
New Capital, a brand of EFG Asset Management, has launched four Irish-domiciled UCITS funds in Hong Kong.
First State to rename funds to Stewart
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.
Which funds have been hit the hardest?
Over the last month, almost all China-dedicated equity funds have moved into the red, and there were plenty of brand names among the worst performers.
ETFs to become core portfolio holdings in Asia, Cerulli says
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.
Vanguard launches first S&P 500 ETF
Vanguard, which now has five ETFs in Hong Kong, said the total expense ratio (TER) of the new fund would be 0.25% annually, making it the lowest cost US equity ETF available in the special administrative region of China. “Today’s launch of the Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the Hong […]
Nomura launches 2 Japan ETFs
“The ETFs will allow investors to gain exposure to Japanese equities while reducing the impact on their portfolios of potential Japanese yen depreciation against those currencies,” Nomura said. The products were launched under Nomura’s Next Funds, the brand for its ETF range, which has $52.7bn in assets under management. The products will track the performance […]