Swedish frontier and emerging markets specialist Tundra is launching a Vietnam fund - the first such actively managed product from any Scandinavian provider, the manager says.
SooHai Lim, investment manager of the Baring ASEAN Frontiers Fund, is set to drive wider recovery in Asean this year, aided by strong exports coming off multinational direct investment in areas such as electronics manufacturing in the country.
Robert Horrocks, CIO at US-based fund provider Matthews Asia, has said that China may not feel obliged to step into any rescue efforts targeting Italy.
Domestic demand within Asian markets is creating significant opportunities for long term investors in the region, says Matthews Asia's Sharat Shroff, co-lead manager on the Pacific Tiger sub-fund of the manager's Luxembourg Sicav.
Single country frontier markets equities funds are capable of providing some eye-watering returns on acceptable volatility, the problem is there are not many to choose from.
Cube Capital, the $1.3bn global alternatives investment firm, has launched the Cube Asia Frontier Fund (CAFF) to invest opportunistically in real estate in Myanmar, Mongolia and Vietnam.
Franklin Templeton Investments and Vietcombank, Vietnam’s Bank for Foreign Trade, have picked Avinash Satwalekar to be the new chief executive of Vietcombank Fund Management (VCBF), an investment management firm focused on Vietnam.
Global markets showed significant positive returns in Q12012, MSCI's indices have shown.