BlackRock cuts to hurt Asia less; Malaysia's PNB names new CIO; Merian appoints HK sales head, global CEO; Sanne opens Tokyo branch; AllianzGI replaces Asia general counsel; and more.
In the summer of 2018 investment consultant bfinance asked global institutional investors how they are investing, and how this is likely to change.
Prudential Corporation Asia's CIO Stephan van Vliet is keen to encourage deeper bond and FX swaps markets, to support regional infrastructure projects.
The rise of passive investing is reaching a new challenge, as financial markets are roiled by volatility. It's causing asset owners and consultants to review these passive allocations.
M&G's Apac institutional head exits firm; State Street and BNP Paribas Securities Services appoint new regional heads; Janus Henderson adds new Asia team heads; Benjamin Deng takes on new roles in IAMAC; a new Abu Dhabi fund house targets east Asia; 'Jack' Bogle passes away and more.
The leveraged loans market is a growing cause of concern, says Paul Carrett, and rising rates will prompt investors to become more selective about credit in general.