Manulife sees value in ESG-themed investment grade fixed income.
JOHCM takes China profits
A strongly performing JOHCM Asia ex-Japan fund has pared back its bets on China and built a hefty exposure to India equities.
Korea’s sustainable funds see massive inflows in Q3
NH-Amundi’s newly launched product contributed around 36% of the inflows, according to Morningstar.
Korea’s Shinhan Bank gains SFC licences
Seoul-based Shinhan Bank has been registered with the Hong Kong regulator for the first time.
ARFP receives first fund application
The fund passport scheme is also expected to include South Korea as a participating member by April.
Tech, emerging Europe outperform in 1H
The stragglers are funds focussed on Asia where the Sino-US trade conflict has taken the greatest toll on asset prices.
TMT fund sector is the standout performer
The tech sector has posted the best absolute and risk-adjusted returns during the past three years, despite its headline-grabbing volatility.
Taiwan-Korea partnership gives birth to new ETFs
Two ETFs launched this week in Taiwan and Korea track a technology-focused cross-border index jointly developed by the two countries’ stock exchanges.
Asian markets and the Trump-Kim Summit
Will the outcome of the historic US-North Korean summit in Singapore on June 12 impact Asian markets? FSA asks Janus Henderson, Barings, Aberdeen Standard and BOS what they think.
Hong Kong ETF AUM slips
The assets under management in Hong Kong ETF market slipped in the first quarter of 2018, placing it for the first time below South Korea, Morningstar data show.