Investment strategy

Mar 26, 2019

Chinese_pensionersA joint venture between UK-based asset manager Standard Life Aberdeen and China’s Tianjin TEDA International has been granted regulatory approval to develop a pensions business in China.

Mar 26, 2019

China_map_currencySingapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners is set to launch a number of investment funds in China totalling RMB1 billion ($149 million).

Mar 26, 2019

GavelBank of China International Securities (BCIS) has been hit with a $1.27 million (HK$10 million) fine by Hong Kong’s securities regulator over its failure to follow guidelines on the selling of investment products.

Mar 19, 2019

CoalThe insurance subsidiary of French banking giant, BNP Paribas, is planning to continue slashing its exposure to coal as environmental protection gains greater momentum among global companies and the wider public.

Mar 19, 2019

Hong_KongHong Kong has been named as the leading international financial centre of 2018, corporate service provider, Vistra said.

Mar 19, 2019

Waiting_for_interviewThe Taiwanese Bureau of Labor Funds (BLF), which oversees the planning and utilisation of various labour funds, has selected five fund managers for its initial multi-factor mandate.

Mar 12, 2019

Hong_Kong_Stock_ExchangeGlobal index compiler MSCI and the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) are set to bring in futures contracts on the MSCI China A Index.

Mar 12, 2019

Miyajima_gateNorthern Trust Asset Management has appointed Magellan Asset Management Limited as a sub-adviser to the recently-launched Anchor MFG Global Equity Fund.

Mar 12, 2019

Indian_elephantAssets under management (AuM) held by private equity and venture capital fund managers based in India totalled $28 billion as of June 2018, representing nearly a threefold increase over a decade ($10 billion).

Mar 12, 2019

Commercial_real_estate_riseGlobal commercial real estate transactions enjoyed reached record levels in 2018, totalling $1.75 trillion (€155.2 trillion) – but not for long, according to real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.

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