A common myth about environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is that doing good means giving up returns. But a new global survey by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) shows a clear shift away from this belief.
Why we chose Goldman Sachs Asset Management as institutional solutions provider of the year and how Western Asset Management's unconstrained macro strategy stood out.
The fund house has poached Bin Han from Credit Suisse amid a raft of recent hires to its institutional and wholesale teams across Hong Kong and Singapore.
Eastspring Investments’ business development and swelling asset base helped it scoop the Asia fund house award, while LGT Capital Partners impressed again on the alternatives front.
Prudential Asia names new CIO and CEO; China Universal's head of international business departs; Rajesh Manwani reportedly to join Julius Baer; Credit Suisse appoints adviser in Japan; Pictet adds North Asia banker; UBS hires exec for South Asia desk; Colliers shuffles China team; Myer Family Company hires NAB exec.
A total return strategy can help investors weather any upcoming storm, writes Yu Zhang CFA, portfolio manager at Matthews Asia.
AsianInvestor reveals why it honoured State Street Global Advisors for its exchange-traded funds business and Zeal Asset Management for its hedge fund offering this year.
The Swiss fund house has named a new regional chief. His predecessor and the Asia head of distribution have departed, the latter to UBS Wealth Management.
Our latest Marquee award write-ups reveal how Hermes EOS scooped our new prize for the best ESG strategy adviser and what impressed about Amundi's business development this year.
The Australian fund house has poached from Deutsche Asset Management and Invesco to add to its private bank and intermediary sales teams for North Asia.
Several investment business heads have left the consultancy following a group-wide shakeup. They include two executives in Asia and the global head of alternatives.
We outline why UBS still reigns as the region's pre-eminent private bank and JP Morgan Asset Management's Asian Total Return Bond Fund was our retail product of the year.
AsianInvestor reveals why Citi was named both asset services provider and consumer bank of the year in our annual Asset Management Awards.
Schroders hires Asia private bank sales head; OCBC buys NAB's wealth arm; CMA acquires Willis Towers Watson's wealth business; Amundi replaces HK COO; Credit Suisse PB's Asia product head to exit; Peter Ryan-Kane sets up firm; Transamerica Life adds commercial chief; Indosuez WM hires ex-ANZ banker; WTW adds insurance consultant
The firm says a review of client investment priorities has led it to globalise its equities focus, hastening the departure of its Asian equities team.
AsianInvestor unveiled the recipients of our three outstanding marquee Asset Management Awards at a dinner last night at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Hong Kong.
The sovereign wealth fund was among those taking part in the Asian Investment Summit, as panelists discussed screening for liquidity against different investment horizons.
Speaking on the first day of AIWeek, industry observers noted how smart-beta strategies are gaining traction in Asia but were also a source of confusion.
Here we present AsianInvestor's list of the 100 biggest managers of Asia-Pacific assets and outline the key trends that have been shaping the market.
Stuck between a need for yield and concerns about risk, institutional investors are recognising the benefits of a Smart Beta approach, according to Amundi.