By Bernadette Tio | 4 November 2016
BPJS Ketenagakerjaan's new $1 billion defined benefit scheme is moving to a more aggressive investment allocation in equities as it seeks to raise its returns.
By Bernadette Tio | 7 October 2016
DBS's group consumer and wealth head discusses Southeast Asia's prospects during a panel with the CEO of Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund and Macquarie's Asia chief.
By Bernadette Tio | 28 September 2016
The insurer wants to be able to offer unit-linked products that invest 100% in offshore-focused sharia funds. Separately, it is looking to raise its corporate bond exposure.
By Bernadette Tio | 5 September 2016
Senior executives at the Canadian insurer’s Malaysian and Philippine units explain how risk capital charges will further exacerbate the investment challenges they face.
By Bernadette Tio | 26 August 2016
JP Morgan Asset Management's new sub-advisory partnership with Indonesian fund firm Mandiri Investasi may herald more such deals, amid growing local demand for global assets.
By Bernadette Tio | 19 August 2016
Lombard Odier has struck a new partnership with the Philippines' UnionBank and it is now eyeing other markets in Southeast Asia, says the firm's Asia head of private banking.
By Richard Newell | 3 June 2016
The country's planned sovereign fund is seen as a way to channel investment more efficiently and make local SOEs more efficient, but foreign asset managers could lose business ...
By Joe Marsh , Richard Newell | 22 March 2016
Islamic assets under management in Southeast Asia have shrunk, but less sharply than the global trend, according to AsianInvestor research. What's in store for this segment?
By Joe Marsh , Richard Newell | 16 March 2016
AsianInvestor presents its annual list of managers of Islamic funds. Their overall AUM fell 12.2% last year, but alternatives were a bright spot. More analysis of the data is ...
By Bernadette Tio | 11 February 2016
Four foreign houses with onshore operations are targeting sharia product launches after rules were relaxed, in a sign that the country is opening up. Regular mutual funds could ...
By Bernadette Tio | 6 January 2016
Singapore's DBS and Canada's Manulife kicked off their 15-year bancassurance agreement by announcing plans to strengthen their electronic distribution platform.
By Oliver Jones | 28 August 2015
The Singaporean bank's private equity unit has closed its debut fund ahead of expectations. Strong demand raises the possibility that PE investors see buying opportunities amid ...
By Min Ho | 29 July 2015
CSRC seeks Connect trading records; EY drops appeal over audit paper; MAS sets out new consumer protection rules; Thai fund industry to offer riskier products; and Singapore ...
By Bernadette Tio | 16 June 2015
Maybank Asset Management has hired Denny Thaher to be the new head of its Indonesian operation. The Malaysia-headquartered firm has also made a number of senior hires in a bid ...
By Bernadette Tio , Oliver Jones | 11 June 2015
Deutsche AWM names client chief; Saratoga appoints president director; UBS hires China head; Vontobel boosts Asia team; Symmetry adds managers; Alpine River hires trader; and ...
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