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.
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, Asia’s leading investment houses and service providers enjoy the limelight. Regional asset owners reveal their key investment lessons. We analyse China’s fund industry cutbacks and discuss family offices challenge to their bankers
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, we interview the CIOs of Japan’s GPIF and Malaysia’s KWAP, analyse China’s onshore bond market and report from our Taiwan investment forum.
This month we highlight the power shift from global to local players in Asia's funds industry, profile the leading product selectors in Malaysia and rank the top 50 sharia fund managers in a special report on Islamic investing.
Industry executives feel an over-cautious regulatory approach to leveraged and inverse exchange-traded funds could ultimately harm the ETF market in Hong Kong.
Asset managers that have launched funds under the Hong Kong-China mutual recognition scheme may be out of pocket for at least the first year, thanks to the mainland stock slump.
Beijing's market intervention has hit confidence in the cross-border fund scheme, with products being registered more as a PR exercise than a business prospect right now.
We explore a freeze in sovereign wealth fund mandates, pose 10 questions for Year of the Monkey, interview Future Fund CIO Raphael Arndt, look into China's second MMF evolution and consider why multi-asset funds face a survival test.
AsianInvestor hosted its second annual Institutional Excellence Awards ceremony at the South Beach Hotel in Singapore on December 2.
We explain the thinking behind our choices in the Institutional Excellence Awards, explore whether ESG is integral to long-term investing, analyse reform in China's public pension market and explain why Asia is a value opportunity.