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    Defaults triple in Greater China

    There were six corporate defaults in Greater China in 2015, the highest sum in a 15-year period studied by ratings agency S&P.

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    Hong Kong lags behind developed world on sustainability

    Hong Kong-listed companies are far behind American ones in disclosing information about their sustainability practices.

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    Asia-Pacific ETF assets up 13% this year

    Growth in passive investment in Asia continues apace with news that exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets grew nearly 13% in the first nine months of the year.

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    Principal nabs BlackRock exec for distribution

    US-based Principal Global Investors has hired ex-BlackRock employee Suresh Singh as head of funds distribution in Asia.

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