A pragmatic approach to ESG investing is prevalent in the Apac region, where investors look for practical reasons to integrate ESG, according to a global study by State Street.
The increasing likelihood of a long-term downturn is prompting insurers to reassess their allocation strategy towards corporate bonds.
The British currency has depreciated against many currencies recently, and AsianInvestor asks what this means for investor sentiment in Asia.
Japan’s depreciating yen made the reopening of the country’s borders inevitable. While the move will allow dealmaking to be smoother, new overseas investments will be a costly affair for Japanese asset owners.
The South Korean market highlights an ongoing dilemma for asset owners’ appetite for private equity investments.
High net worth investors are increasingly turning to bricks and mortar to allocate capital, with Japan and its residential housing sector emerging as a favoured destination.
In 2015, the Canadian pension fund hired a new head of Asia Pacific as a part of a regional build-out. The size and depth of Asia presence have since evolved – and that former regional head is now CIO at one of the largest US pension funds.
The demand from both older and newer generations of (U)HNWIs are spurring a development in private asset offerings for single and multifamily offices.
Global bonds are in their first bear market in a generation. AsianInvestor asks how investors should cope with the unusual situation.
The state pension fund joins ESG benchmark as the first Japanese infrastructure investor member, supplementing its existing efforts within real estate investments.
The South Korean national pension fund has seen domestic investments dragging down returns in 2022, but public pressure has made it hard to neglect the Korean market.
Although private market assets have proven themselves relevant for pension funds, the Korean appetite might be curbed for various reasons.