ETFs

Jun 19, 2012

Half butterflyNearly half of Ucits fund sales take place outside Europe and Asia is now considering creating its own rival. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds a pilot scheme may launch this year.

Jun 19, 2012

ShipAsset managers aggressively launched RQFII funds but sales have been slow. Lipper’s Xav Feng discusses the key issues: oversupply and limited demand.

Jun 19, 2012

chopsticksWhile some synthetic ETFs listed in the region are simply cross-listings from European providers, Morningstar’s Jackie Choy says many are homegrown.

Jun 19, 2012

Asset servicers are impacted by the regulation imposed on asset managers, say the particpants of our roundtable held in Singapore. The discuss challenges and opportunities that have emerged as a result. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jun 19, 2012

Asset servicers are impacted by the regulation imposed on asset managers, say the particpants of our roundtable held in Singapore. The discuss challenges and opportunities that have emerged as a result. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Apr 17, 2012

Golden_eggIt was only a matter of time before the first renminbi-denominated exchange-traded fund launched, following the uptake of dim sum bonds. Stefanie Eschenbacher reviews market developments in Asia.

Apr 17, 2012

PassportAsia is made up of 48 different countries, many of which are keen to emulate the Ucits brand. Angelyn Lim and Kylee Zhu, of Dechert, discuss the feasibility.

Apr 17, 2012

China’s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher

Participants:

Xiao Feng Zhong, deputy chief executive officer (Amundi Hong Kong Ltd)
Alex Ng, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (BNP Pribas Investment Partners)
Bill Maldonado, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific (HSBC...

Apr 17, 2012

China'€™s economy is a paradox, say the participants of our investment roundtable. They discuss the mismatch of economic growth and stock market performance, investment opportunities and product trends. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jan 10, 2012

HurdlesWith their tendency to trade mutual funds, Asian investors should be enthusiastic about ETFs. Yet, while demand exists, these products face substantial headwinds in the region. Mark McFee finds out what it will take for them to become part of the mainstream.

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