HK manager EIP to launch seven synthetic ETFs-continued

February 15, 2012--Enhanced Investment Products has become Hong Kong's first local manager to aim large with synthetic exchange traded funds with the launch of a range of synthetic ETFs linked to Asian stock markets.
EIP was established in 2002 by a team from Jardine Fleming. It currently manages US$270m in Asian index funds and $90m in hedge fund strategies and is now expanding into ETFs. The new range will be known as XIE Shares, a play on “thank you” in Mandarin.

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Asia ETP News
China regulators set new rules for asset managers as debt fears grow
February 22, 2017--China's financial regulators have circulated a draft framework of new rules aimed at curbing risks in the country's booming asset management industry, according to several Chinese news outlets and details of the draft seen by Reuters.
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IMF-For India, Strong Growth Persists Despite New Challenges
February 22, 2017--India remains one of the fastest growing emerging market economies
Due to recent cash shortages, growth is projected to slow temporarily this fiscal year
Maintaining the reform momentum is key to stronger growth
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China makes record cuts to US Treasuries holdings
February 15, 2017-Japan's portfolio decreased for a fifth consecutive month
Treasury data show Japan as top U.S. foreign creditor in 2016
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DB Research-Asia-Pacific-Synthetic Equity & Index Strategy-Asia-Pac Monthly ETF Insights
February 14, 2017--Offshore and Local Both Buy Japan and Sell China Equities Data in this report is as of 31st January 2017
Global ETP assets closed the month at $3.65 trillion supported by positive markets and healthy inflows Global ETP AUM moved to its peak during last month and closed at $3.65 trillion, supported by healthy inflows and positive markets.
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IMF-Quarterly Projection Model for India: Key Elements and Properties
February 13, 2017-Summary:
This paper outlines the key features of the production version of the quarterly projection model (QPM), which is a forward-looking open-economy gap model, calibrated to represent the Indian case, for generating forecasts and risk assessment as well as conducting policy analysis.
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Indonesia : Selected Issues
February 10, 2017--The landscape of capital inflows to Indonesia has changed in both the volume and composition since the global financial crisis (GFC).
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DB Research-Asia-Pacific-Synthetic Equity & Index Strategy-Asia-Pac ETF+ Quarterly Directory
February 3, 2017--Data in this report is as of 30th December 2016.
This document includes all Asia-Pacific listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded commodities (ETCs). The directory is organized by country and asset-class-related sub sections.
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3 predictions for the Australian ETF industry in 2017
February 1, 2017--With assets under management at an all-time high, and increasingly more widespread use of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), the Australian ETF industry came of age in 2016, and continues to follow in the footsteps of more mature markets around the globe.
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January 31, 2017--ETF Industry thrives in a volatile year
The global ETF industry had another record year in 2016, receiving its highest ever level of net inflows (US$389B) and reaching over US$3.5T in assets under management (approximately 16% year on year growth)1.
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Robo-advisers look to tame China's investors
January 29, 2017--Fintech ventures plan to introduce portfolio management to group that moves as a herd.
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