The Hong Kong-based insurer has hired from rival Generali to fill the newly created role, having rapidly expanded its investment portfolio with several recent acquisitions.
A rapidly aging society means pension reform is needed as payouts can’t keep up with contributions, says Liu Li-ju of Taiwan’s Bureau of Labor Funds.
In today’s difficult environment, it is more important than ever for asset owners to deploying their money effectively - which means holding money managers accountable for their performance. AsianInvestor recently held a webinar in partnership with eVestment, whose analytics experts presented their latest insights based on their datasets.
Hostplus bumps main pension cash allocation from zero to 5%; China regulator names and shames corporate investors; Japan's GPIF pays high fees to outperforming equity managers; Nippon Life starts social, environmental investment push; Indonesia to shut debt-ridden state insurer; Temasek buys 25% of tech solutions company and more.
Insurers, pensions and other asset owners in Asia favour G3 bonds for tactical exposure but plan to avoid emerging market equities, finds AsianInvestor's quarterly survey.