Institutional investors and fund managers in Asia are increasingly looking at the potential for blockchain to hasten trade settlement and reduce compliance costs.
Asset owners across Asia are looking into their investing options in more niche areas of alternatives. There are several possibilities, although they will remain minority investments.
The need of asset owners across Asia to source better returns for their investments has led them to consider investing into more niche areas, particularly private debt.
Beijing's regulatory crackdown on aggressive selling and investment practices is expected to lead to industry consolidation.
Developments in financial technology solutions for asset managers promise to create new, detailed investing solutions, as well as changing the manner in which funds are distributed.
The Australian superannuation fund has made big changes to its investment strategy and approach in recent years. Chief executive Graeme Russell explains how it did so.
While institutional and regulatory constraints are limiting the options of asset owners in many emerging nations, others are broadening their range of investing tools.
Japanese firms dominate the top 25 in our list of the biggest managers of money in Asia Pacific, while some of the largest Western players have posted healthy asset growth.
The latest print edition of AsianInvestor is out now. With a revamped design, the magazine contains several new regular columns as well as the usual in-depth features.
Axa, BNP Paribas, Deutsche AM and HSBC helped account for strong growth in the second quartile of AsianInvestor's ranking of the biggest fund houses by Asia-Pacific assets.
Today we unveil the fund houses ranked 51st to 75th by Asia-Pacific AUM in our annual survey. Nine of them were US firms, with Janus Capital posting particularly strong growth.
Shockwaves around the world have made political analysis a must for investors in Asia. But is the really smart play to look beyond the short-term news flows and stick to fundamentals?
Tensions ahead of a poll in Korea, scandal in Malaysia, yet another vote in Britain – all reasons why political analysis is no longer an optional extra for fund managers.
In the first of a series based on our annual ranking of fund houses by Asia-Pacific assets, we unveil firms 76 to 100. Chinese companies dominate and are growing fast.
Big Chinese insurers such as Anbang and Ping An are making strides into property. Korea's Poba is doing the same, and fund managers hope more smaller asset owners will follow suit.
Asian institutions look set to continue their love affair with overseas property, but the coming year may test their resolve in light of lofty valuations and growing uncertainty.
Asia's asset owners have taken big strides into passive investing since 2010. Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund and Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds explain why and how.
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, we assess how regional institutions are addressing the global ESG trend and what they need to do. We also have a special report on how insurance companies across the region are adapting to yield compression.
The pension fund will gradually reduce its fixed income allocation in favour of alternative assets until 2021, says head of investment strategy Richard Park Chunsuk.
The latest issue contains our annual AI300 listing of Asia’s largest asset owners; analyses China's continued wait for inclusion in MSCI’s key global EM indices; considers the future of robo-advisors and fund supermarkets; and features a Q&A with Heman Wong of Hong Kong's Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme.