How to navigate the passives surge in EM equities
As cumulative flows into emerging market passive funds surpass active alternatives investors should seek opportunities further down the market-cap scale, Aviva Investors head of emerging markets and Asia Pacific Will Ballard argues.
Are regional emerging market funds making a comeback?
Emerging market equities is one of the few asset classes where investors are still seeing value, but as the asset class makes a comeback investors have different takes on whether to allocate to regional funds or leave geographical allocation to portfolio managers.
China’s wealthy send $172bn offshore in three years
A “staggering” $172bn in Chinese funds have been deposited offshore by non-bank institutions in just three years, according to a report by Knight Frank.
Hong Kong’s total assets under management soar 30% in 2017
Bond, equity and mixed asset funds registered for sale in Hong Kong were up in double-digit percentages in 2017, capping a buoyant year for the special administrative region’s mutual fund industry, according to the December quarterly report from the Securities and Futures Commission.
Ashmore’s AUM hits $70bn as investors clamour for EM
Ashmore continued to benefit from high investor demand for emerging markets products, recording close to $8bn (£5.7bn, €6.5bn) in net inflows over the first half of the year.