The ramping up of three cross-border fund recognition programmes in Asia in 2013 looks set to drive growth across the fund management market as standards are raised and economies of scale are deployed
Although today’s stock investors were typically introduced to emerging markets in the 1990s, courageous investors have been investing in “less developed” economies for many centuries. Even the United States
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have long been a useful medium for fund managers worldwide to access distribution channels and investment opportunities in the emerging markets
Leading lights from the ETF industry share their expertise and insights with ETFI Asia on specific themes affecting the current ETF landscape. Participating in this edition of ‘Expert Opinion’ are Koei Imai
While fund managers recognise that real estate investment trust (REIT) ETFs are an excellent way for small investors to access the real estate market, many on the institutional
After the Lehman Brothers collapse, the global financial crisis (GFC), the sovereign debt crisis, and now the retreat from emerging markets and the tapering of quantitative easing
7 March 2014
Haitong International Securities Group listed its first RQFII ETF, the Haitong CSI300 Index ETF, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on March 7. In doing so, the firm becomes the first Hong Kong-based financial entity with a Mainland securities background to issue an RQFII ETF.
21 February 2014
ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe received net inflows of US$5.4 billion in January 2014, according to findings from ETFGI’s January 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report.
27 February 2014
Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang proposed exempting exchange traded funds (ETFs) from stamp duty in the government’s budget speech on February 26. Market pundits have welcomed the initiative saying the measure would help facilitate the development of the ETF market in the territory.
ETFI Asia magazine – ETFI being an acronym for exchange traded funds and index funds – is published four times a year and is dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of ETFs and the indexing industry in the Asia-Pacific region.