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.
Switzerland's Zurich Insurance has appointed Jack Howell as Asia-Pacific chief executive, effective September 1 and reporting to Mario Greco, group CEO.
Howell will take...
Fullerton names China WFOE head; Bank of Singapore opens in DIFC; BNY Mellon appoints Korea chief; Sun Life replaces HK CEO, shuffles team; Insight adds in Australia distribution; NNIP forms responsible investment team; Northern Trust buys UBS fund servicing units.
The fund house's Asia head of fixed income, Ashley Perrott, suggests that waiting on China's inclusion in global bond indexes is a red herring, as his firm continues its push onshore.
The city’s annual budget had little to offer to encourage people to put more aside for retirement. That’s a mistake, given its fast-ageing populace.
We present the third in our series of predictions for the Year of the Rooster. Today: will the Bank of Japan be forced to re-think its 10-year bond yield target?