Fears of further tightening in the build up to the announcement of November's soaring inflation figure deterred investors away from China.
Flows to China remained resilient in the two weeks ending Nov 24 in spite of news during the period that inflationary pressures are rising.
Strong flows to China over the few weeks ending Nov 10, prior to the announcement of higher than expected October inflation data on Nov 11, suggest fund managers have remained more upbeat about the Chinese economy than investors.
Greater China funds have benefited this week from Beijing's defiance to hold off renminbi appreciation a little longer.
Asia ex-Japan equity funds took a major share of flows to emerging markets over the last two weeks led by a strong interest in China following the announcement of further tightening measures to curb the country's hot property market.
Investor flows to Asia ex-Japan and China funds surged over the last two weeks ending Sept 15, reversing lacklustre flows two weeks prior.
Flows to Taiwan have moderated significantly in recent weeks as weaker than expected growth in key export markets deters investors.
Investor perceptions of Taiwan turned mixed over the last two weeks ending Aug 4.
Investor flows to Taiwan funds have been soaring for three consecutive weeks.
Taiwan funds outperformed regional counterparts during the week ending July 7.
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