A Lunar New Year decoration in Beijing. After China relaxed its Covid-19 restrictions in December 2022, ESG funds in Asia-Pacific have rotated back towards equities. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Lunar New Year decoration in Beijing. After China relaxed its Covid-19 restrictions in December 2022, ESG funds in Asia-Pacific have rotated back towards equities. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s reopening will boost Asia-Pacific ESG funds market, analysts say

  • Improving sentiment towards China could help Asia-Pacific ESG funds in 2023, BofA report says
  • The expected introduction of new rules to rein in greenwashing could lead to a decline in the number of ESG funds in China, but will also improve the market

A Lunar New Year decoration in Beijing. After China relaxed its Covid-19 restrictions in December 2022, ESG funds in Asia-Pacific have rotated back towards equities. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Lunar New Year decoration in Beijing. After China relaxed its Covid-19 restrictions in December 2022, ESG funds in Asia-Pacific have rotated back towards equities. Photo: EPA-EFE
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