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  1. Aberdeen's China A shares fund is off to a late start

    trueAberdeen Asset Management launched its first China A shares fund for institutional investors last month, arguably a less than ideal moment for a deep value manager.

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  1. Chinese mutual funds buy up Hong Kong stocks

    trueChinese mutual funds in April became the marginal buyer of Hong Kong stocks owned by institutional investors around the world, a mix that could leave Hong Kong's market on a more volatile path.

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  2. CPPIB, Caisse to open offices in Mumbai

    trueCanada’s two largest public pension fund managers will open offices in Mumbai as part of agreements announced Thursday by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Toronto.

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  3. TIAA-CREF appoints head of sales office for Asia-Pacific

    trueAndrew Kleinig has joined TIAA-CREF Asset Management as director, institutional asset management business development – Asia Pacific.

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  4. Chalkstream heads to Korea in search of alpha

    trueChalkstream Capital Group LP is betting that South Korea will be its next best source of alpha.

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  5. Preqin: Sovereign wealth fund assets rise 17% in 18 months to $6.3 trillion

    trueAggregate assets managed by a universe of 73 sovereign wealth funds increased 17% to $6.3 trillion as of March 31, up from $5.4 trillion at the start of October 2013, the last time researcher Preqin reviewed this part of the asset owner industry.

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  6. KKR appoints former deputy governor of India central bank as adviser

    trueAnand Sinha, a former deputy governor of India’s central bank, was appointed industry adviser at KKR, the firm announced Thursday.

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  7. Bain: Asia-Pacific region sees record private equity activity in 2014

    truePrivate equity activity in the Asia-Pacific region surged to record levels in 2014, rebounding from two years of declines, said Bain & Company in a report released Tuesday.

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  8. China taking steps to open capital markets ahead of MSCI decision

    trueChina’s regulators are taking more aggressive steps to open the country’s capital markets to foreign investors in the run-up to a midyear decision by MSCI Inc. on whether to begin adding China’s A shares to the firm’s benchmark equity indexes.

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  9. Barings appoints head of sales for Asia ex-Japan

    trueEdmund Chong joined Baring Asset Management as head of sales, client service and business development-distribution for Asia ex-Japan.

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  10. Northern Trust names head of Greater China

    trueMichael Wu was named head of the Greater China region at Northern Trust Corp., said John O’Connell, company spokesman.

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  11. Fidelity triples its China QFII quota, becoming first money manager to top $1 billion

    trueFidelity Investments Management (Hong Kong) got an additional $800 million in quotas for investment in China's capital markets Thursday, lifting its total quota under that country's qualified foreign institutional investor program to $1.2 billion.

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  12. Aberdeen Asset Management wants to bolster presence in U.S., North Asia

    trueAberdeen Asset Management will look to build its presence in the U.S. and North Asia.

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  13. Korea Investment Corp. looking to add overseas offices in Asia, Middle East

    trueKorea Investment Corp. is looking to expand its overseas network with offices in Asia and the Middle East.

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