As HNWs in APAC region admit they are keen on investing in digital assets.
Singapore enhances ESG metrics for funds
From January MAS requires funds to provide details on their investment strategies, criteria used and associated risks.
Singapore advisers told to improve standards and conduct
The regulator looks to build greater trust in the sector.
SGX mandates climate and board diversity disclosures
Singapore Exchange (SGX) unveils a roadmap for issuers to provide climate-related disclosures.
Patience needed to weather China volatility storm
Chinese markets will stay unstable for the rest of the year as policy makers’ intentions remain uncertain, says JP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) Apac strategist.
Enforcement of regulation is top ESG concern for Apac businesses
Report finds ESG features in 90% of acquisition decisions across the region.
Singapore’s MAS to add client ID verification requirements
As lack of face-to-face interaction increased risk of identity theft and misuse of personal information.
Study: too many hidden costs in Asia funds
Fund investors in Hong Kong and Singapore benefit from zero tax, but suffer from embedded costs, according to a Morningstar report.
SFC reveals approved ESG funds
The regulator has listed mutual funds that meet new ESG disclosure requirements aimed at countering greenwashing.
SFC to relax regs on foreign-listed ETFs
Hong Kong’s regulator is responding to the demand for access to the plethora of offshore-listed ETFs.