China is Opening up its Financial Markets

This post has been written by Rick Steele, CEO 8IP. I attended the Lujiazui Forum in Shanghai last week. The title of the Forum “A New Vision for Financial Reform and Opening Up” says it all. In his opening address the Mayor of Shanghai said that China is in a critical period of modernisation and […]

Rebalancing to Asia – Article in JASSA (The FINSIA Journal of Applied Finance)

In this article for JASSA, 8IP Investment Analyst Christina Yap examines the tendency of investors to under-allocate to emerging markets including Asia. With emerging market equities favourably positioned to benefit from strong regional growth dynamics and ongoing regulatory reforms, there is an argument that suggests investors should review their strategic asset allocation when positioning for future developments in […]