As the Hong Kong Monetary Authority rotates senior staff roles, its $541 billion Exchange Fund has rebounded strongly from a first-quarter investment loss.
MALAYSIA'S PNB POACHES NEW CEO FROM INVESCO
Invesco's Singapore chief Jalil Rasheed is moving to head Malaysian state investment fund Permodalan Nasional Berhad....
The pandemic has sharpened investors’ focus on ESG adoption, but for Khazanah and other asset owners in Asia, scaling up sustainability-themed investments has its challenges.
Australian Super partners with greenhouse gas emitters to reduce carbon; Korea's NPS to raise foreign investments to over 50% and to ramp up investing staff fivefold; China's insurance regulator looks at solvency management; Singapore's GIC sees drop in returns; Allianz appoints new Apac COO; Taiwan releases solvency regime plan and more.
Effective use of data can help asset owners improve returns, reduce costs and gain an edge when bidding for assets – even helping to undercut rivals, as one sovereign fund has shown.
The growth of China's economy is set to underpin the appeal of its local equity market for the coming decade, despite shorter term political and manufacturing concerns, say experts.