Global and Asia equity house Veritas Asset Management sells stake to US company; senior staff agree ‘long-term commitments’.
Bank of Japan announces expansion of its quantitative and qualitative easing (QQE) programme.
Xiaoyu Liu joins from JPMorgan to work with Will Ballard and Ed Wiltshire across their Asian and emerging market funds.
New scheme confirms the Asian nation is serious about welcoming foreign investment.
Growth rates of 6.5 to 7 per cent expected to be ‘new normal’ for world’s second-largest economy.
Multi-manager acknowledges there has been some “very mixed economic data” out of Japan.
Analysis & Opinion
Reports suggest that Chinese GDP growth will have fallen again when third quarter is released.
In the past month, equity markets have sold off sharply, with Asian and emerging markets suffering the worst.
Investments| Oct 20, 2014
Asian markets still look attractive, says group co-founder Justin Urquhart Stewart.
Emerging Markets| Oct 16, 2014
Robert Wang and Russell Shtern to manage the Legg Mason Emerging Markets Equity fund.
From Special Report: Investing in Asia - October 2014| Oct 13, 2014
Many funds targeting emerging markets have suffered capacity constraint and had to soft close.
Sep 30, 2014
Matthews Asia chief investment officer says structural drivers still point to long-term improvement.
Equities| Sep 30, 2014
Oversupply of iron ore and slowing demand from China sends mining sector into freefall.