ASIA - Asia ex-Japan and Australian assets are set to double by 2015, reaching $4tr, according to a recent study by Cerulli Associates.
Assets have already increased from $1.2trn in 2006 to $2.2trn at the end of last year and at least half of the current assets are run in the institutional market, according to the Picking High-Hanging...
ASIA - Asian institutional investors outside of Japan are looking to boost returns by investing more heavily in liquid alternatives, high yield debt and emerging markets while Japanese investors are looking for non-domestic opportunities, a new survey...
ASIA - Aviva Investors has appointed Patrick Chong as head of financial institutions business development - Asia Pacific.
US/ASIA - BlackRock has appointed ING Investment Management's Joel Kim as head of Asia-Pacific fixed income.
HONG KONG - Northern Trust will begin offering index equity portfolio management services from Hong Kong after receiving regulatory approval this week.
US/ASIA - Acadian Asset Management Singapore has appointed Ho Yew Weng as director of institutional sales for Asia-ex Japan.