Fund managers are still waiting for the launch of the first ARFP fund.
The fund passport scheme is also expected to include South Korea as a participating member by April.
New Zealand brokerage firm Blackwell Global has received approval from Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission to operate as an asset management firm in the SAR, according to a statement from the firm.
Schroders sells its Asian Asset Income Fund in China through the MRF; Aviva Investors creates real estate role in Singapore; Vontobel AM hires three new analysts for its growth equity team; New Zealand sees its first green bond; Morningstar acquires stake in ESG research and ratings firm Sustainalytics; and more…
Varying tax and regulatory issues across the region could disrupt the Asia Region Funds Passport initiative, according to Mostapha Tahiri, CEO and head of asset and fund services for Asia at BNP Paribas Securities Services.
Katharine Dryer, head of investments for fixed interest and multi-asset, summarises her views on high yield at FSA’s Bangkok Investment Forum.
The firm has appointed Rohan Singh to head its Singapore and Southeast Asian business.
The firm said it has hired BlackRock’s former vice president, Shane Teunissen, as senior institutional sales manager. Teunissen has more than 14 years of industry experience working across Australia and New Zealand. In addition to Teunissen’s appointment, the firm has named Ann-Marie Garry as sales associate. She joined Northern Trust following its acquisition of Bank […]
Nikko Asset Management is planning to offer new products to institutional and retail clients through its local subsidiaries in Australia and New Zealand.