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.
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.
The country's life insurers are investing more into alternatives and equity to raise returns. Doing so comes with sizeable risks that smaller firms may struggle with, say experts.
Senior executives from China Investment Corporation and Silk Road Fund aim to invest huge sums into the Asia-to-Europe infrastructure project, but they admitted doing so is challenging.
With China's equity markets now harder to ingore than ever before, foreign investors are having to grapple with how to access them.
India's Waterfield Advisors has started receiving requests from family clients to help them conduct due diligence on foreign multi-family offices, as it starts to internationalise its offering.
Singapore’s biggest insurer has sparked questions by replacing its experienced investment chief, Yoon Mun Thim, in another senior shakeup in the industry.
China's state pension fund and self-regulating fund body welcomed the launch of the first funds of funds, but cautioned asset owners to use the vehicles for long-term diversification.
The IFSWF chairman has exhorted his sovereign wealth fund peers to use their deep pockets and influence to address the world's long-term challenges.
The risk posed by the flood of money into exchange-traded funds has been overstated, mostly by active managers, say market experts.
Asian sovereign and public sector pension funds beat their Western peers in 2016 in AUM terms but their annualised five-year returns still lag due to lower allocations into alternatives.
The $1 trillion state institution aims to radically revamp its bond benchmark in a move that has raised eyebrows. It came soon after some startling comments from the CEO.
More is being spent on performance analysis, data and risk management in the region, but market fragmentation is an issue.
Fullerton Fund Management will manage the insurer’s public-asset portfolio as part of the all-Singaporean deal, say sources familiar with the matter.
The mainland group's Hong Kong investment arm has been busy raising new funds this year and has outlined the types of assets it is targeting.
The state pension fund is a fierce proponent of incorporating climate change risk in its investment strategy. Others should follow suit, writes chief executive Adrian Orr.
Australia's sovereign wealth fund believes its asset base will keep expanding for 10 years after getting government assurances of no drawdown, but cut its annual return target.
Mainland institutions were at the forefront of a doubling in global real estate investment from Asia in the first half, as regional appetite for the asset class shows no sign of abating.
Pension funds and other institutional investors in the country are exploring different options for coping with a potential jump in volatility in global markets.