The Asian insurer has transferred staff from Hong Kong to the new Singapore-based entity, which it established to improve the efficiency of investment operations across the group.
A growing number of overseas hedge funds are looking to avoid the expense of setting up Asia-based trading offices by outsourcing the function.
Insurers should be able to allocate assets more quickly, especially given current levels of uncertainty, heard AsianInvestor’s insurance forum yesterday.
IFSWF chairman Adrian Orr says there is much that non-sovereign funds can learn from the Santiago Principles, especially in regards to transparency and good governance.
The exchange-traded fund industry has doubled in size to exceed $3.5 trillion in the past four years, raising fears about potential problems. Are they justified?
The city-state’s imminent review of its corporate governance code is set to address two areas where more disclosure is needed, says David Smith of Aberdeen Asset Management.