Otis Redding famously wrote his laid-back classic, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay” describing a lazy summer afternoon overlooking San Francisco Bay, but when it comes to the Greater Bay Area (GBA) which links Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangdong … Continue reading Sitting on the Dock of the Bay: Hong Kong’s Next Great Opportunity
What’s in a name indeed. Does a name truly define the substance of an object? Or, as the great bard suggests, is a name simply a label which distinguishes one thing from another without enhancing its worth or meaning? Not … Continue reading The Name Game (Part 1): What Makes an ETF an ETF?
China recently took another step toward opening its financial market when the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) removed investment quotas for two trading programs that allow overseas institutional investors to invest into China’s capital market. The Qualified Foreign Institutional … Continue reading China Takes New Steps to Draw in Foreign Investors
With China making great strides to liberalize its financial markets, it’s no surprise that foreign investors are keen to join the party. While asset managers found a relatively easy path to acquiring Chinese equities using a solution that goes through … Continue reading Access Granted: CBI Green Lights China Bond Connect
Hong Kong just signed its fourth mutual fund recognition agreement with one of its longest and closest trading partners – the UK. At the same time, Brexit is compelling UK asset managers to look beyond European borders for opportunity. For these reasons, the excitement around this arrangement may be justified. Continue reading Hong Kong – UK Mutual Recognition Deal Creates New Opportunity for Asset Managers
Fresh off his trip to Greater China, Adrian sits down with Des O’Donoghue, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of FundRecs to talk about some of his observations. He discusses technological developments in Greater China that are likely to have significant impact to asset managers globally. Continue reading Our Man in China, Bonus Video