Singapore’s biggest insurer has sparked questions by replacing its experienced investment chief, Yoon Mun Thim, in another senior shakeup in the industry.
Many banks are looking to offload non-core investments to comply with Basel III rules on capital ratios, presenting opportunities for yield-hungry insurers, say BlackRock and Société Générale....
Canada's largest pension fund may consider Belt and Road projects, says head of international Alain Carrier. But India is its main focus in terms of Asian infrastructure.
Commonwealth Bank's plan to dispose of Colonial First State is part of an industry consolidation that means any buyer would almost certainly come from outside Australia.
Dutch pension manager APG has joined up with E-Fund Management to offer an ESG A-share strategy. Others could follow as sustainable investing gains traction in China.
The de facto central bank's commitment to an IFC programme underscored its interest in infrastructure investing, following its opening of an office dedicated to such funding last year.