Taiwan's biggest insurance firm will cut its reliance on benchmark-driven mandates and focus on absolute-return strategies. It is seeking fund managers for mandates to this end.
Competition is heating up among index providers, particularly following a significant shift into more passive, benchmark-tracking investments, such as exchange-traded funds ETFs, last year.
The Swiss multi-family office is buying more Asian high yield and emerging-market debt despite concerns over a strong dollar, but it is wary of US equities.
Joseph Wang, chief investment officer of Taiwan's biggest insurer, outlines the firm's market outlook and where he sees opportunities in bonds, stocks and alternatives.
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The German private equity firm is tapping Asian demand for European small- and mid-caps with a technology focus and ambitions to expand into Asia, its MD told AsianInvestor.