12 February 2016
Awards & Rankings: Asia Asset Management will be hosting “The 2016 MPF Awards” gala dinner on March 3 in Hong Kong
12 February 2016
Going Places: She has resigned from First State as managing director of Southeast Asia and head of distribution for Asia
12 February 2016
Government Funds: Japan Post Bank is planning to beef up its equity investment capabilities
12 February 2016
Going Places: She has been hired as director of fund distribution for Southeast Asia
11 February 2016
Market Access: Hong Kong’s regulatory watchdog is reportedly set to lift restriction on inverse and leveraged ETFs
Events
The 5th ETF Roundtable in China - ETFs: Is the Best Way to Survive Market Turmoil?
13 April 2016   The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, China
Asia Asset Management is organising its 5th ETF Roundtable in China on April 13, 2016 in The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, China.
2016 Alternative Investment Days in Greater China – Taiwan
28 April 2016   Taiwan
Asia Asset Management is organising Alternative Investment Days in Greater China on April 28, 2016 in Taiwan.
The 4th ETF Seminar in Hong Kong - The World of ETF Investing: Profiting from New Strategies
28 April 2016   Hong Kong
Asia Asset Management is organising its 4th ETF Seminar in Hong Kong on April 28, 2016.
The 6th Annual Malaysia Roundtable - Pensions and Investments: Taking The Long View
04 May 2016   Kuala Lumpur
Asia Asset Management is organising its 6th Annual Malaysia Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2016 at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur.
The 11th Annual China Roundtable
24 May 2016   Beijing
Asia Asset Management is organising its 11th Annual China Roundtable in Beijing on May 24, 2016.
The 9th Annual Korea Roundtable - Pensions and Asset Owners: Finding New Opportunities
26 May 2016   Seoul
Asia Asset Management is organising its 9th Annual Korea Roundtable in Seoul on May 26, 2016.
2016 Alternative Investment Days in Greater China – Hong Kong
16 June 2016   Hong Kong
Asia Asset Management is organising Alternative Investment Days in Greater China on June 16, 2016 in Hong Kong.
The 12th Annual Brunei Roundtable - Capital Markets: Identifying Growth Drivers
26 July 2016   Brunei Darussalam
Asia Asset Management is organising its 12th Annual Brunei Roundtable in Brunei Darussalam on July 26, 2016.
The 12th Annual Taiwan Roundtable - Pensions and Investments: Promoting a Sustainable Regime
25 October 2016   Taiwan
Asia Asset Management is organising its 12th Annual Taiwan Roundtable in Taiwan on October 25, 2016.
The 3rd Taiwan ETF Forum - Global Investing: The Big picture Changing Dynamics in Asian Capital Markets
26 October 2016   Taiwan
Asia Asset Management is organising its 3rd Taiwan ETF Forum in Taiwan on October 26, 2016.
More Daily Updates
SAFE cuts back on QFII programme
5 February 2016
Market Access: SAFE cuts back the capacity of QFII quotas to control foreign capital inflow
Value Partners sees drop in net profits
5 February 2016
Market Presence: Reduction in performance fee incomes brought Value Partners’ net profit down by 68%
TWSE lifts restriction on day trading
5 February 2016
Equities Markets: Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has allowed unlimited day trading for all securities eligible for margin trading and short selling
Raising the bar on transparency
5 February 2016
Private equities: ILPA launches fee reporting template and suggested guidance to standardise reporting practices in the private equity industry
Taiwan’s labour pensions suffer first losses since GFC
4 February 2016
Pensions: Bureau of Labor Funds discloses affiliate pensions plunged into the red last year
PGI poaches Celestine Khoo from MAS
4 February 2016
Going Places: Principal Global Investors has hired her as managing director, head of Southeast Asia
Lion-Bank of Singapore Asian Income Fund raises US$126 million in the initial offer period
3 February 2016
Launches & Closures: Fund leverages Bank of Singapore’s strong equity discretionary portfolio capabilities and Lion Global Investors’ fixed income expertise
GFI to focus on MRF and overseas business
3 February 2016
Market Access: Newly-appointed GF International Investment Management CEO, Tom Ding, outlines firm’s business strategy
Hedge fund returns fail to match investor expectations
3 February 2016
Research: Hedge fund industry grows in 2015 despite concerns over performance
Asian institutions slow on the uptake of ESG investment strategies
2 February 2016
Responsible Investing: Saturna Capital anticipates that ESG investments will soon gain traction among Asian institutional investors
ETF education is hugely important in Asia
2 February 2016
Passive Investments: Is the ETF industry really doing enough to educate investors?
Korea’s NPS decides upon new CIO
2 February 2016
Going Places: The National Pension Service has reportedly appointed former Meritz CEO, Kang Myun-Wook, as its new CIO