The US asset manager has hired its first head of Asia insurance coverage, reflecting a trend among its peers. He starts on November 11 to tap this rapidly expanding client segment.
Thailand’s regulators need to encourage a more diverse bond market, including adding high yield and unrated bond instruments, to help local investors raise meagre returns, say experts....
Nicholas Gartside reveals what he has learnt from his recent switch to insurance from asset management, and says he's been inundated with pitches for illiquid investment strategies.
Beijing’s interference in Hong Kong’s protests have raised the likelihood of worsening relations with the US. It would be wise to compromise.
Australian regulator to reveal worst super funds; Supers look to private debt; China, France plan cooperation fund; Japanese lifers bet on property; Korea's NPS looks to be more assertive; Korean investors pile into alternatives; Temasek to go carbon-neutral in 2020; Aviva retains China and Singapore units, and more.
The hiatus in US central bank policy has soothed investor concerns and helped to lift sentiment, which is just as well given experts doubt the effectiveness of more cuts anyway.