The firm said the app tracks a client’s portfolio, tests it against critical risk factors and sends a notification when the portfolio deviates from the client’s investment strategy. It was developed in response to increasing client preferences for digital solutions in Asia. “We believe Asian clients are more digital than in other parts of the […]
Manulife adjusts Korea, India holdings
“We trimmed exposure to India and Korea as we were concerned after the run-up [in markets]. We had different instances when target prices on stocks were reached,” said Csellak in an interview with Fund Selector Asia. Volatile Korea Korea with a 20.7% weighting and India (17%) were still the top country allocations of the Manulife Asian […]
OMGI continues Asia push amid tough competition
New fund launches, additional staff and Hong Kong-domiciled funds are part of the plan as the firm continues an aggressive Asia expansion, according to Warren Tonkinson, head of distribution.
Is the Stock Connect fuelling a pan-Asian bull market?
Following the investor enthusiasm and record turnover sparked by the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, other market linkages such as the upcoming Shenzhen and Hong Kong Connect, are in the works. Singapore and Taiwan have plans to link their stock markets in July, regulators have said publicly. The China Securities Regulatory Commission said it was studying […]
Invesco promotes Asian equity fund managers
Dickson will take sole responsibility of managing the Asian Equity Income Fund after co-managing it with lead fund manager, Stuart Parks. Dickson specialises in Asian income investing and is responsible for covering Australia and India. Lam will join Parks in running the Invesco Perpetual Asian Fund after looking after the ex-Japan portion of its Pacific […]
Julius Baer names market head for Taiwan
Straus joins the private bank from Citigroup Private Bank, where he was the head of family offices and institutions for Asia-Pacific and covered key client relationships across the region.
Fund selection becoming dynamic in Asia
Asset managers should not focus on fund performance as the only parameter to feature into a fund selector’s buy list as investment philosophy and investment process are also ranked high by gatekeepers in Asia, revealed a Cerulli report.
Pinebridge investments appoints Tang Taiwan CIO
PineBridge Investments has named Joseph Tang senior vice president and chief investment officer of its Taiwan operation, succeeding Richard Kao.