TRENDS (Published Date :11/2/2017)

Research

By Hui Ching-hoo
Category :Asia,China,Hong Kong,Global,U.S.A.
Asia has overtaken the US as the region with the highest population of billionaires globally due to fast wealth growth in China, according to a report from UBS Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Strategy

By Goh Thean Eu
Category :Asia,Malaysia,Global
Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Uber Malaysia to encourage the latter’s driver-partners to save for their retirement through the 1Malaysia Retirement Savings Scheme (SP1M)
By Hui Ching-hoo
Category :Asia,Global,United Kingdom
UK-based Fidelity International is set to introduce a new variable management fee model for its active equity strategies globally, with the fees structured according to the performance of its funds

Technology

By David Macfarlane
Category :Asia,Global
Global custodian and securities services provider BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS) is employing a trade-matching tool using artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analysis – called Smart Chaser – to further automate the trade processing services it provides to investment managers

Passive Investments

By Hui Ching-hoo
Category :Asia,Hong Kong,Global
The number of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) delisted from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is expected to increase in a market that’s become more competitive, pushing out the underperformers, according to industry observers
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