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Analyzing China's Mutual Fund Industry 2016

  • ID: 544585
  • Report
  • October 2016
  • Region: China
  • 60 Pages
  • Aruvian's R'search
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China's mutual funds have been performing well over the past year. A mutual fund is a type of Investment Company that gathers assets from investors and collectively invests those assets in stocks, bonds, or money market instruments.

China's booming mutual fund market is attracting more foreign companies to take part in local business. Though eight fund management joint ventures have been established in China already, with two more in preparation, the market has sufficient room for further expansion.

With China's entry into the World Trade Organization, its financial system faces enormous changes and increasing pressure from foreign competition in the coming years.

The mutual fund market in China is expected to experience increasing growth rates. China will also step up the development of its mutual fund market, and help cultivate institutional investors in the securities market. The continuing stock market correction and tightening of money supplies may cast a cloud over new mutual fund IPOs in the short term, but fund managers are still optimistic about the future and will proceed with their expansion plans.

This report Analyzing China’s Mutual Fund Industry 2016 starts off with an in depth analysis of the Chinese economic scenario, without which the understanding of China’s Mutual Funds Market would be incomplete. The report delves in the basics of the industry, describing market patterns, growth drivers, issues and challenges facing the industry, a historical perspective of the industry, and an overall market profile

The Chinese Mutual Fund Industry is further examined through two very important frameworks - the PEST Framework Analysis and the Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis - giving an idea about market entry, competition, and buyer/supplier scenario in the industry.

A section on understanding the herding behavior of Chinese mutual funds adds value to the report as it undertakes a thorough analysis not only on the herding trends in China’s mutual fund industry, but also gives a complete comparison between the US and Chinese mutual funds industry. The uniqueness of portfolio stocks in the Chinese mutual funds industry is also described in details.

The report further explores the leading players in China’s mutual fund industry such as Fidelity Investments and US Global Investments Inc., and ends with a future outlook for the Chinese mutual funds industry.
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A. Executive Summary

B. Understanding China’s Economic Landscape

C. Mutual Fund Industry in China
C.1 Industry Definition
C.2 Industry Segmentation
C.3 Development of the Chinese Mutual Fund Industry
C.4 Market Synopsis
C.5 Factors Determining Market Growth
C.6 Barriers Facing the Industry
C.7 Understanding Market Patterns
C.8 Opportunities for Growth
C.9 Competition in the Industry

D. PEST Framework Analysis of Chinese Mutual Fund Industry
D.1 Political Aspects
D.2 Economic Aspects
D.3 Social Aspects
D.4 Technological Aspects

E. Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis – China’s Mutual Fund Industry
E.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
E.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
E.3 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
E.4 Threat of New Entrants
E.5 Threat of Substitutes
E.6 Conclusion

F. Understanding the Herd Behavior of Chinese Mutual Funds
F.1 Introduction
F.2 Intentional Herding vs. Unintentional Herding
F.3 Rational Herding vs. Non-Rational Herding
F.4 Models of Rational Herding
F.5 China’s Institutional Infrastructure & Its Impact on the Behavior of Mutual Funds
F.5.1 Restricted Investment Options
F.5.2 Lack of Sophistication in Fund Managers
F.5.3 Low Quality of Financial Reporting & Earning Mismanagement
F.6 Comparing Herding - Chinese vs. US Mutual Funds
F.7 Uniqueness of Portfolio Stocks in the Chinese Mutual Funds Industry
F.8 Conclusion

G. Major Industry Players
G.1 Matthews China Dividend Fund
G.2 Fidelity China Region Fund
G.3 Oberweis China Opportunities Fund
G.4 RS China Fund Class A Fund
G.5 AllianzGI China Equity A Fund

I. Chinese Mutual Fund Industry: Outlook

J. Glossary of Terms
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- Matthews China Dividend Fund
- Fidelity China Region Fund
- Oberweis China Opportunities Fund
- RS China Fund Class A Fund
- AllianzGI China Equity A Fund
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