Investment strategy

Jul 30, 2019

Asian_millennialThe perception around the significance of ESG investing to millennials is being challenged by a recent survey of 3,000 people aged 22-34, which showed that when it comes to capital allocation, millennials are not necessarily motivated by social responsibility.

Jul 30, 2019

Asia_globeThe EU’s Ucits fund structure looks to continue its reputation as the framework of choice in Asia, according to global research and consulting firm, Cerulli Associates.

Jul 30, 2019

SingaporeAllianz Real Estate and Gaw Capital have joined forces to acquire the office and retail units of the DUO developments in Singapore for $1.15 billion.

Jul 23, 2019

ChinaThe first day of trading on Shanghai’s answer to Nasdaq saw fireworks as all 25 companies listed on the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or “Star Market”, rose sharply.

Jul 23, 2019

Increase_graphFunds of funds saw a sixth consecutive year of positive performance in 2018, delivering returns of 6.7%, according to the Anrev, Inrev and NCREIF Fund Manager Survey 2019.

Jul 16, 2019

Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_BankThe China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has appointed Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) to manage the $500 million Asia ESG Enhanced Credit Managed Portfolio. It consists of mainly Asian infrastructure related bonds, including green and unlabelled issuances.

Jul 16, 2019

Bangkok_air_polutionImpax Asset Management’s Asia-Pacific strategy was the most impactful per dollar invested of its three main listed equity strategies, the asset manager said in its fifth annual report, which discloses the environmental impact of its investments.

Jul 16, 2019

Tiananmen_squareInvestors should take a more active approach in sector and company selection as China feels the economic pinch after its GDP grew at 6.2% in the quarter ended June – the slowest rate since the first quarter of June 1992, JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) said.

Jul 16, 2019

Jeonju Hanok VillageState Street has been given the go-ahead to open a representative office in Jeonju City, South Korea.

Jul 09, 2019

Great wall of ChinaAberdeen Standard Investments’ (ASI) wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) in China can now provide investment advisory services to domestic investors.

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