Taiwan

By Christina Wang | 22 hours ago
The Bureau of Labor Funds has invited bids for $2.4 billion in domestic mandates, while the Public Service Pension Fund has handed $600 million to three foreign asset managers.
By Christina Wang | 10 January 2017
The country’s asset owners aim to increase their foreign exposure this year. In particular they are looking to buy US equity and investment-grade debt on price dips, say ...
By Christina Wang | 8 January 2017
Huang Chao-hsi will step down from the $106 billion state pension fund on January 16; his successor has not been announced yet.
By The Editors | 15 December 2016
We continue to reveal why AsianInvestor's Institutional Excellence Awards were handed out this year. Today: the winners in the market categories of Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
By Christina Wang | 12 December 2016
Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds will hand out 32 global portfolios on behalf of its sub-entities – 16 for ESG equity and 16 for absolute-return fixed income.
By The Editors | 7 December 2016
The Taiwanese state institution was named AsianInvestor's pension fund of the year and also won our prize for innovation. We outline its impressive progress.
By Christina Wang | 6 December 2016
The firm is planning a robo-advisory platform, but has ruled out working with technology vendors because it feels their aims are overly short-termist.
By The Editors | 2 December 2016
Hong Kong Monetary Authority is named reserves management institution of the year, while the director general of Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds is recognised for his individual ...
By Christina Wang , Richard Morrow | 25 November 2016
Asia's asset owners have taken big strides into passive investing since 2010. Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund and Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds explain why and how.
By Christina Wang | 17 November 2016
The Taiwanese insurer plans to overweight emerging-market government debt and foreign corporate bonds this quarter, amid heavy outflows from fixed income and EM assets globally.
By Christina Wang | 15 November 2016
The two insurers argue that a US rate hike will boost bond returns, despite Donald Trump's planned tax cuts and stimulus measures appearing to favour other asset classes.
By Christina Wang | 1 November 2016
The $111 billion state retirement fund plans to select external asset managers in December to run its first overseas ESG smart-beta equity and absolute-return bond portfolios.
By Christina Wang | 26 October 2016
The $18.6 billion Public Service Pension Fund has invited pitches for its first global multi-asset portfolios. Three managers will manage a total of $600 million.
By Christina Wang | 25 October 2016
Insurers in Taiwan have been tactically allocating to higher-risk fixed income, including high yield, mortgage bonds and private loans, as well as using ETFs more, say fund ...
By Christina Wang | 12 October 2016
The Bureau of Labor Funds, which oversees the country's public pension assets, uses ETFs, including smart-beta and leveraged/inverse products, but wants to see a wider domestic ...
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