The Canadian pension plan is prioritising the health of its staff and portfolio companies while eyeing technology investment opportunities, its Asia Pacific head tells AsianInvestor.
Life insurers in Korea are having to weigh how best to prepare for incoming new capital rules and accounting standards that could affect their asset portfolios.
With spreads on Asian junk bonds having widened sharply, are they a good bet, despite widespread concern over expected corporate defaults in the coming months?
While some have divested, others have put their faith in securitised products that shift the risk to the capital markets.
Despite a tumultuous start to 2020 and difficulties created by the coronavirus pandemic, investment managers are trying to settle on their strategies for the year.
The country's defined contribution plans could weather market storms better if they had a wider choice of alternative assets and a stronger focus on rebalancing, say industry experts.