For the new Chinese New Year, AsianInvestor asked market experts questions about the coming 12 months. We begin by predicting what mainstream asset class will outperform.
February's global stock market correction offers institutional investors a chance to discover which funds truly offer outsized levels of value and which offer better downside protection.
Institutional investors across the world are increasingly looking to put money to work in private equity. AsianInvestor offers some statistics on this interest, courtesy of Coller Capital.
Institutional investors across Asia Pacific are becoming more willing to put money to work in riskier tranches of private debt, as they seek out improved returns.
Institutional investors from Korea to New Zealand are exploring opportunities in private debt, which offers higher yields than its public equivalent.
China's troves of customer data could help it rapidly develop artificial intelligence investing solutions. But challenges still need to be overcome before it leads the world in fintech.
The country's government is encouraging local financial technology companies to create investing solutions. It could help fill the nation's dearth in experienced investment advisers.
The distributed ledger technology has the potential to upend traditional custody and settlement. But it must overcome some sizeable challenges if it is to achieve this potential.
Abundant liquidity is causing alternative asset classes to lose their uniqueness and illiquidity premium, says William Kelly, CEO of the Chartered Alternative Investment Association.
The new rules from the European Securities and Markets Authority will affect research consumption and fund distribution in Asia, according to a roundtable by AsianInvestor and BNP Paribas.
Asia's asset owners are only slowly engaging with environmental, social and governance topics. They need to accelerate doing so to help the world avoid climate calamity.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons behind the winners of our Governance, Innovation, Investment Capabilities, ESG and Individual Contribution awards.
We explain why we chose the regional winners for our Sovereign Wealth Fund, Reserves Manager, Insurance Company, Pension Fund and Endowment awards.
China Merchant Bank's general manager for its private bank division explains how it differs its services from its big regional rivals, as it seeks to build an international business.
Sovereign wealth funds in Asia and beyond are looking at unusual asset classes in order to improve long-term returns. It's leading them to push investing boundaries.
Investors in the region are increasingly seeking out securitisations in an effort to gain more yield on their debt investments. In some cases this is causing the risks of these assets to rise.
Australia’s $158 billion sovereign wealth fund is a large investor in alternative assets. Chief executive David Neal outlines its approach to private markets in the current environment.
Asset owners are reluctant to fund Greenfield infrastructure projects, which will comprise most of China's Belt and Road initiative. But there are some measures to persuade them.
A public warning by Norway’s wealth fund for LSE not to lower its listing standards for state companies should be an example to other investors.
A new package of European fund rules won't apply to Asian companies per se, but compliance may be a commercial imperative, writes Paul Moloney of Eversheds Sutherland.