equities

Why investors might be returning to Chinese equities

Following a dismal 2021 performance, Chinese equities have rallied so far this year, as investors begin moving into sectors that were previously untouchable due to an uncertain regulatory outlook.
January 25, 2022

PEOPLE MOVES: A flurry of new CIOs; Citi and Deutsche Bank also make hires

Allianz Global Investors hires global CIO for multi assets; Korea military pension names new CIO; India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund appoints new CIO for private equity; Citi adds to Australia markets and securities services team; and Deutsche Bank adds ASEAN head of fintech & platform coverage.
May 25, 2021

China Market Reforms Lift Securities Growth Prospects

Capital markets in China remain underdeveloped when compared with global peers, despite rapid progress over the last decade. Heavy reliance on indirect finance, evolving regulatory and legal frameworks, and visible government interventions highlight capital markets' weakness in terms of depth and breadth. Fitch Ratings believes ongoing regulatory reforms could strengthen the capital markets framework and thus sustain further development, improving financial system stability and capital mobility.