|ASIC releases draft disclosure guidance for hedge funds-continued|
|February 23, 2012--ASIC today released for consultation draft regulatory guidance with new disclosure benchmarks and principles for hedge funds to improve investor awareness of the risks associated with these products.|
|The guidance, contained in Consultation Paper 174 Hedge funds: Improving disclosure — Further consultation (CP 174), sets out the specific features and risks of hedge funds that should be addressed in a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for these products.
ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft said it was necessary to ensure that disclosure gives investors the information they need to make an informed investment decision, which may include a decision not to invest in these products.
|Source: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)|
|Asia ETP News|
|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
|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.
|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.
|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).|
|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.
|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.|
|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.
|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.|