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Other Asean instos could follow after Malaysia's second-largest pension fund, which already has ESG rules for equities and fixed income investing, signed up to UN-backed RI principles.
Technology advances have raised the stakes in the fight against cyber attack. State investment funds see cybersecurity as a key priority in their long-term business strategies.
The global political stage will remain firmly in the spotlight this year. It’s not just the Trump administration dominating the news flow: emerging markets face a raft of tight and unpredictable elections in the next 12 months.
US insurer MetLife is ramping up its asset management business in Asia to expand its regional client base. It is also reportedly looking to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit.
AsianInvestor found three varying asset classes to offer the most investing opportunity during early 2017. How well did they do? Read more to find out.
A few green shoots of innovation are emerging among the region's pension funds, as regulation and the rush into alternatives and overseas markets prompt a rethink.
FWD hires HK CEO; Mercer bulks up wealth team; BlackRock appoints Apac FIG head; BEA names private banking head; Sun Life's new Asia credit research head; Muzinich expands Asia team and more.
The delegated investment business of consultants sits awkwardly with their advisory business, say some investment industry experts.
Portfolio managers are braced for more stock market falls in Asia, but expect to see buying opportunities in Greater China and Japan once the dust settles.
Latest Global Pension Assets Study by Willis Towers Watson also shows alternatives now account for a fifth of total allocations in the search for higher returns.
AsianInvestor will assess our market predictions made in January 2017. In the first one, we begin with our question on the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency.
Ex-Fullerton CIO takes Franklin Templeton EM post; Robeco hires regional wholesale head; Citi PB names Singapore, Australia GMM head; T.Rowe Price builds multi-asset team and more
The dollar downtrend is boosting portfolio returns and encouraging some wealthy investors not to hedge their currency risks, experts say, but it's a gutsy move.
Sebi's latest proposals to segregate advice and product distribution indicate a marked shift in thinking and plugs loopholes that were to the detriment of investors, said experts.
GPIF's first-ever infrastructure mandate highlights the growing interest in the asset space among pension funds, but finding the right opportunities will be challenging, say experts.
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The introduction of tougher fee disclosure rules in Europe spells bad news for high charging fund groups in Asia, as local regulators look to emulate the Mifid II rules.
Evolving regulations across Asian markets will push insurers to re-assess asset risk and consider moving more money into alternative credit strategies, a survey by Invesco shows.
Prudential appoints director of investments; Fundnel names investment development head; Eastspring hires multi-asset CIO; Deutsche Bank WM adds three to NRI team; and more.