Amundi is launching the world’s largest emerging markets green bond fund with IFC. Here's what it could achieve.
The global market for green bonds has expanded rapidly, however the involvement of the private sector in emerging markets remains limited, and this has curbed funding for climate-smart developments, according to Amundi.
Stuck between a need for yield and concerns about risk, institutional investors are recognising the benefits of a Smart Beta approach, according to Amundi.
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A new government is to take office in Malaysia for the first time in its history. What does the fall of Najib Razak mean for investors in the country and across the region?
Legg Mason loses China insto head; Jack Lin talks new MSCI role; KKR lures CLSA man to become property head; Former WTW research head joins Oreana; Value Partners fund manager exits, and more.
Janus Henderson Investors' pan-Asia head exits; PineBridge hires instos exec; Thirdrock recruits ex-ADIA economist; New IMAS chief exec; BNPP WM appoints HK investment adviser and more.
The Asian chief executive of UK-based insurer Prudential is pushing to expand in China, both on the asset management and insurance sides of the business.
Asian institutional investors are taking shelter from heightened market volatility and rising rates in absolute-return fixed income strategies.
The two US firms are to launch open-ended core real estate products to tap rising demand among global investors for Asian property. BlackRock may also consider such a move.
The huge institution has set out more detail about its rapid push into hedge funds, private markets and other risk assets, as its head of asset management prepares to exit.
The British insurer is likely to increase its allocation to the region as part of an international diversification drive, says UK life chief investment officer Ashish Dafria.
As index provider MSCI announces the first Chinese stocks to be included in its emerging-market benchmarks, fund executives discuss which investors are driving A-share allocations.
The 2018 AsianInvestor Liquidity Survey across Asia-Pacific has revealed an ever-sharper focus by hedge funds on optimising returns and keeping operational processes as clean and efficient as possible, explains Lauren Oakes of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.