Inflation, currency debasement and sovereign debt will remain concerns this year, according to ETF Securities. But the outlook for exchange-traded products looks positive as investors are increasingly use them to reflect their views on markets.
The spoils of war
The local touch
Diversified investing is not the way to achieve returns and investors should avoid broad market exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and anything structured, according to hedge fund Noster Capital
Goldman Sachs says investors should get exposure to crude oil, and put a $105 per barrel price target on it, as one of the supply-constrained commodities China most needs, David Walker reports.
Asian Financial Forum: China and Hong Kong to collaborate more on cross-border access and cross-listings of ETFs, says CSRC chief
Hong Kong and Shanghai are set to more closely align clearing and settlement systems enabling the cross-listing of instruments such as exchange-traded funds. Meanwhile, the Chinese authorities plan to encourage state-owned enterprises to launch so-called...
Morgan Stanley has made a senior appointment in mainland China and received permission to trade agricultural products onshore in the country as part of the US investment bank’s efforts to grow its commodity business in the world’s second largest economy.
Mining the money
Global carbon market gears up for 2011 climate talks
China gets credit
Lion Fund Management has launched its first mutual fund after receiving a QDII license. Investing in gold-backed exchange-traded funds, the fund is the first of its kind in China.
China’s first steps
Exchange-traded funds provider Source has launched three ETFs that provide exposure to MSCI emerging markets indexes for Brazil, China and India
Asian regulators are increasingly warming to the concept of an Asian funds passport similar to the Ucits directive of the European Union. This might result in the region having its own cross-border fund vehicle enabling funds to be freely 'passported'...
Andrew Fung, head of treasury and investment at Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong, believes the Hong Kong and Chinese governments should simplify procedures for offshore renminbi to be remitted to mainland China. This would increase the appeal of RMB bond funds...
Misys' acquisition of Sophis may create synergies in the Asia region
db x-trackers launches emerging markets ETFs
Vendor overcomes regulatory obstacles to publish data on credit derivatives, is first to do so
Building on lessons learned
Asia overtook North America as the biggest exchange-traded derivatives market for the first time during the first half of the year. And the exchange derivatives market may continue growing after the Dodd-Frank Act and other regulatory reforms, market...
Asia Risk awards 2010: House of the year, China
With global regulation changes causing market concern and businesses tipped to move to Asia seen by analysts as a beacon of supply and demand growth, this year's Energy Risk Asia conference in Singapore couldn’t have come at a better time
Further Plaza II-type agreement is unlikely, however, and only weak "peer pressure" applied to currency problems, says Barclays Young