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Alternative Investment Funds Post Sharp Growth

Alternative Investment Funds Post Sharp Growth

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The size of funds that invest in real estate and nontraditional assets has topped the 100 trillion-won (US$89 billion) mark as investors poured money into alternative vehicles seeking stable returns, industry data showed Sunday. According to the data compiled by the Korea Financial Investment Association (KOFIA), real estate funds and special asset funds with exposure to commodities, weather, artworks [...]

Local Brokerage to Sell Foreign Financial Products with Foreign Partners

Local Brokerage to Sell Foreign Financial Products with Foreign Partners

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean financial regulators will set up guidelines allowing brokerage firms in Korea, including branches of foreign companies, to sell overseas financial products like foreign bonds to local institutional investors together with foreign partners. The Financial Supervisory Service announced on August 25 that it had prepared such guidelines, and will make [...]