Investment strategy

Dec 10, 2019

Islamic_bankingJapan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has struck a partnership with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to develop and promote green and sustainable sukuk, the Islamic equivalent of bonds.

Dec 03, 2019

Chinese_indicesAsian markets offer good earnings growth at lower valuations relative to many developed markets ­­­as investors weigh up where capital will move and how a change in market leadership will affect their portfolios heading into 2020, according to Fidelity International.

Dec 02, 2019

ESGGovernment bonds make up much of the fixed income universe, but this is a problem for bondholders as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for countries are less developed than for corporates.

Nov 28, 2019

HSBC_towerHSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has set up a fixed income fund aimed at investing in a portfolio of high yielding Asian bonds.

Nov 26, 2019

Chinese_factory_workersMSCI is to add 204 more Chinese companies with A-shares listed on the mainland to its emerging market stock indices.

Nov 26, 2019

SurveyThree-quarters of 200 chief investment officers at insurance companies say they are struggling to make returns and are increasingly looking towards alternative investments.

Nov 26, 2019

Tokyo_cityReal estate investment manager, LaSalle Investment Management, has launched a Japan property fund with US$560 million of initial equity commitments from Japanese investors and loans extended by Japanese financial institutions.

Nov 26, 2019

TechnologyJP Morgan Asset Management’s (JPMAM) Pacific Technology Fund has been cleared for northbound distribution under the Mainland-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme.

Nov 19, 2019

Tokyo_Kabuki-choInvestment house Neuberger Berman has announced the launch of its first Japan-based equities team, which will be led by Keita Kubota.

Nov 19, 2019

Hong_KongCommercial real estate transactions in Hong Kong dwindled 32% year-on-year as protests continue in the Asian financial hub, according to data from Real Capital Analytics.

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