Korea

By Richard Newell | 4 days ago
Clarity in mission and flexibility to invest are vital if institutional investors are to take a long-term view and free themselves of near-term performance pressure, an ...
By Leigh Powell | 12 May 2015
The $430 billion Korean pension fund has outlined plans as it seeks to diversify away from a domestic home bias. It is also looking to set up a new foreign exchange platform.
HFT gets new CEO; Old Mutual appoints SE Asia chief; Mercer makes Asean hire; SkyBridge recruits in Seoul; Columbia gets Taiwan GM; Citadel executives quit; M&G boosts team; ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 5 May 2015
Jeong Du Yeong has joined the Korea Scientists & Engineers Mutual-aid Association as chief investment officer. The pension fund's priority will be global investments to add to ...
By Min Ho | 30 April 2015
Luxembourg gets RQFII quota; CSRC targets illegal trading; Korea reforms markets; China tightens FTZ rules; MAS revises laundering regulations; HK looks at information sharing; ...
By The Editors | 23 April 2015
Today we reveal the best managers for hedged strategies and private markets, alongside fund house of the year across 14 markets. Tomorrow we announce marquee award winners.
By Min Ho | 17 April 2015
HKEx considers liberalising Stock Connect rules; Fed hints algo-trading caused flash crash; Taiwan reforms offshore fund rules; ARFP's tax hurdles highlighted; and non-residents...
By Dr Insup Lee , Leigh Powell | 13 April 2015
The $5 billion Government Employees Pension Service is looking to allocate up to $200 million to three external managers this year as part of drive to revitalise returns.
By The Editors | 23 March 2015
AsianInvestor names the best in investment performance and distribution as well as our marquee winners in our fifth annual awards in South Korea.
By Toby Yiu | 13 March 2015
As Korean managers line up for a renminbi licence, NH-CA Asset Management will use its recently-awarded RQFII quota to establish an onshore A-share equity fund.
By Min Ho | 12 March 2015
China mulls securities licences for banks; Asean to streamline financial offerings; SFC looks at role of investors; Korea regulator boasts of strong PE growth; Ex-StanChart RM ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 2 March 2015
The $430 billion National Pension Service has pledged to initiate investment into hedge funds before the end of this year, likely into global FoHFs to begin with in developed ...
By Oliver Jones | 18 February 2015
An attractive credit spread on commercial property is expected to continue luring institutional investors as they seek quality core assets for long-term growth.
By Leigh Powell | 11 February 2015
The firm's asset management arm is in Hong Kong to launch a HK dollar ETF tracking the HSI Futures Index and an ETF corresponding to the HSI Futures RMB Foreign exchange ETF.
By Dr Insup Lee | 9 February 2015
South Korea’s central bank has decided on the new chief investment officer for its $360 billion in foreign reserves. Lee Dong-Min will replace Eugene Kim in early March.
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May 2015 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

The story of asset management across Asia
Industry timeline, 2000-2015
Jeremy Grantham discusses future trends
Technology shift to separate the winners