Both firms have also rolled out ESG scores and rating tools for funds and indices.
Following the MSCI and FTSE, S&P has released a list of A-shares to be included on its EM index, building momentum for passive inflows.
As China’s corporate credit concerns rise and growth slows, foreign credit ratings firms eye onshore bond ratings.
Principal Global hires Amundi’s Asia fixed income head; Unigestion appoints two investment managers for cross-asset solutions; Japanese firms using machine learning to invest; Microsoft, Alphabet and Apple still the most widely-held companies; Global firms launch tobacco-free finance pledge; and more…
Fund industry sees blending of active and passive strategies as a way to achieve better risk control while generating alpha.
Bet on contrarian funds, not the top performers; Asian banks hunting for talent in Europe; Wealth management a drag on Australian banks.