Institutional investors and fund managers in Asia are increasingly looking at the potential for blockchain to hasten trade settlement and reduce compliance costs.
Japan Post Bank, a relative newcomer to alternatives investing, aims to up its current $7 billion allocation by almost 10 times its current level to help deliver higher returns.
The NZ$37 billion fund's popular and award-winning chief executive is moving back into familiar territory, having previously been deputy governor at the RBNZ
Tan Wei Mei, head of portfolio solutions for Credit Suisse Private Banking in Asia Pacific, says lower fees are leading more wealthy clients to consider funds as an investment.
EFG sets up Asia advisory board; Fullerton FM, NTUC Income confirm tie-up; Aviva Investors names Asia fixed income head; reshuffle at Income Partners; Deutsche WM hires six; Schroders names EM debt head and more
AsianInvestor unveils the remaining winners of this year's Institutional Excellence Awards. The categories are: Japan, Southeast Asia, insurance firm and individual contribution.
Sovereign funds, family offices and private bank experts explained how they are positioning portfolios for 2018 at AsianInvestor’s Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum.
With institutional investor demand in Asia steadily rising, allocations to private debt could double or even triple in the next 10 years, market observers say.
Increasingly asset owners could allocate using factor investing in fixed income, as a replacement for hedge funds, in local markets and even in combination with ESG.
Helvetic Investments and Swiss Asia are launching cryptocurrency funds, at a time when bitcoin mania is reaching frenzied levels.
AXA IM's Chorus multi-premia strategy aims to deliver attractive, liquid and transparent risk-adjusted performance to global clients.
Julius Baer appoints Taiwan head; UBS hires Asia WM COO; Pacific Eagle AM hires China expert; Generali names Asia distribution chief; Julius Baer CEO to join Pictet and more...
Even given the prospect of a 20-year wait for a step-up, investors are ready to take the credit risk in one Hong Kong-listed leasing company. It reflects strong appetite for yield.
European institutional investors are seeing growing appeal in Asian real estate, while Asian investors continue to be enamoured by overseas purchases.
The property investor’s Singapore-based co-head of global real estate securities has left the US firm, which is understood to be moving its Asia team to a new location in the Lion City.
Mifid II could squeeze out marginal discretionary portfolio management platforms, but it is unlikely to affect all wealth firms equally, say market experts.
The fund house is laying off most of its investment and operations staff in Hong Kong and Singapore in a post-merger restructuring, while keeping teams intact elsewhere in the region.
China Renaissance sets up new teams; senior credit analyst exits Fidelity; Bank of Singapore Greater China market head retiring; Dyal Capital hires executive; Principal International upgrades VPs and more
Even though US share valuations are stretched and Asian stock markets are on a roll, Asian institutions are still reluctant to stop overweighting Wall Street in favour of Asia.
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.