Korea

By Dr Insup Lee | 5 February 2016
The institution's $65 billion savings bureau has issued RFPs to run an expected $240 million of international equity portfolios, as it builds its offshore allocation.
By Leigh Powell | 26 January 2016
Fund managers question the likely effectiveness of a raft of recent measures from authorities designed to drive domestic investment.
By Dr Insup Lee | 20 January 2016
Former World Bank executive Eun Sung-Soo is the new chairman and CEO at Korea Investment Corporation, after 'Hank' Ahn Hong-chul quit amid reports of improper conduct.
By Leigh Powell | 19 January 2016
The $60 billion institution aims to have 20% of its portfolio in overseas assets within the next four years as it builds its alternatives and equities allocations.
By The Editors | 15 January 2016
We are now accepting nominations for our fifth annual Korea Investment Management Awards. Here we outline a few changes, the criteria and the timeline.
By Jame DiBiasio | 6 January 2016
The new chief executive of Korea's National Pension Service and his soon-to-be-announced investment chief need contracts based on performance, not term limits.
By Dr Insup Lee | 5 January 2016
The Korean government has unveiled the National Pension Service's new CEO, with four candidates shortlisted for CIO amid a perceived shift in emphasis in the recruitment process.
By The Editors | 16 December 2015
Structural changes in risk management and governance have enabled Korea's Hanwha Life to construct a more sustainable investment portfolio, earning it an Institutional ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 20 November 2015
Two of the country's state pensions, the Public Officials Benefits Association and the Police Mutual Aid Association, have reportedly had differing fortunes in their hunt for ...
By Leigh Powell | 16 November 2015
‘Hank’ Ahn Hong-chul, chairman and chief executive of Korea Investment Corporation, may have quit due to a report alleging improper conduct, according to local media.
By Leigh Powell | 10 November 2015
Ahn Hong-Chul has reportedly resigned as president and chief executive of sovereign wealth fund Korea Investment Corporation, with sources unsure as to reasons behind the move.
By Dr Insup Lee | 9 November 2015
The chairman and chief investment officer of the $450 billion state retirement fund have been forced to step down after a disagreement between the two.
By Leigh Powell | 26 October 2015
Choi Kwang has refused to resign after being accused of overstepping his remit. He has reportedly opposed government plans to turn the pension fund's investment office into a ...
By Leigh Powell | 15 October 2015
Korean asset manager says the industry can't survive with products based on past market conditions after joining forces with high-conviction firm US firm to deliver pension ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 14 October 2015
The Scientists and Engineers Mutual Aid Association has issued a multi-million request for proposals to global fund of hedge fund managers, to be finalised this year.
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China
  13%
 
India
  50%
 
Indonesia
  7%
 
Malaysia
  3%
 
South Korea
  23%
 
Thailand
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February 2016 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

Multi-asset - survival test for managers
China's money market funds evolution
Mutual recognition - reality bites for funds
Sovereign wealth mandates are slowing