The Taiwan pension fund is not planning to use currency derivatives to counter US dollar volatility, despite some of its board advisers suggesting it should do so.
The US firm, among the leading foreign fund houses in Taiwan, sees country head Judy Shih leave after 15 years of service and is bringing in other senior executives.
In an interview with AsianInvestor, the UK group's general manager in Taiwan outlines the reasons behind the buyout and how it now plans to expand onshore.
The government-backed online distribution platform aims to partner fund and fintech houses on new services. Industry observers say easing of local rules will help the sector develop.
Onshore service providers in Taiwan have been touting the country as an "unnoticed tax haven" as it is lagging on agreeing to the common reporting standard. Is that set to change?
The Bureau of Labor Funds is not satisfied with BNY Mellon's performance on behalf of the National Pension Insurance Fund's overseas portfolio, says a source familiar with the matter.
Foreign groups dominate Taiwan’s wealth industry, but fast-growing domestic players are pushing hard to gain market share.
The Taiwanese insurer is also keen on Formosa bonds and high-dividend stocks, but has zero US Treasuries and is waiting for yields to rise before it buys more foreign fixed income.
The Taiwanese insurer has welcomed the US rate hike, but is concerned about global uncertainty. It is buying more emerging-market bonds, with the exception of Chinese debt.
Taiwan's $115 billion state pension manager is considering how to raise its foreign smart-beta exposure and will review its emerging-market allocation this year after taking losses on EM debt.
Joseph Wang, chief investment officer of Taiwan's biggest insurer, outlines the firm's market outlook and where he sees opportunities in bonds, stocks and alternatives.
MBK Partners has seen its sale of a 60% stake in CNS fall through again, underscoring the difficulty for private equity firms looking to exit Taiwan in the face of regulatory challenges.
Taiwan's biggest insurance firm will cut its reliance on benchmark-driven mandates and focus on absolute-return strategies. It is seeking fund managers for mandates to this end.
Goodbye monkey, hello rooster! AsianInvestor is taking a break for the Chinese New Year holiday. Normal service resumes on Wednesday, February 1.
Huang Chao-hsi, who left Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds on January 13, wants to see its foreign allocation limits removed and more money available for hiring investment staff.
The Bureau of Labor Funds has invited bids for $2.4 billion in domestic mandates, while the Public Service Pension Fund has handed $600 million to three foreign asset managers.
The country’s asset owners aim to increase their foreign exposure this year. In particular they are looking to buy US equity and investment-grade debt on price dips, say fund managers.
Huang Chao-hsi will step down from the $106 billion state pension fund on January 16; his successor has not been announced yet.
We continue to reveal why AsianInvestor's Institutional Excellence Awards were handed out this year. Today: the winners in the market categories of Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds will hand out 32 global portfolios on behalf of its sub-entities – 16 for ESG equity and 16 for absolute-return fixed income.