Asia continues to lag other regions for integrating ESG principles with investing; better data and stronger regulatory requirements will help institutional investors, market observers say.
Yamada will be leaving Hong Kong shortly to take up the Singapore-based post.
His successor has already been announced. Noriyasu Yoshizawa from the Tokyo head office will step into the top job at Nomura Hong Kong.
Omicron may have put the bite into the property sector, but commercial property in Asia Pacific is defying the odds in a challenging sector, says a CBRE report.
Korea Teachers' Credit Union appoints new CIO; AIA Singapore hired ESG head from UOB; Ping An confirms appointment of Benjamin Deng as CIO; Australian Unity hires first head of responsible investment; AMP has new head of portfolio management for multi-assets, Robeco hires Asia fixed income head; Haitong makes three new appointments for institutional clients business; and more.
After two tenures, AsianInvestor's 2021 Standout CIO Jang Dong-hun looks back on the past six years at Korea's Poba with satisfaction.
Risks including property downturn and ongoing pandemic make for difficult investment decisions.