Society’s addiction to plastics is pushing the environment to the limit, but as Hermes’ Emma Berntman explains, behind the demonisation of plastic lies the need for a paradigm shift in the way we produce and consume goods – one which we can participate in as investors and consumers.
The global political stage will remain firmly in the spotlight this year. It’s not just the Trump administration dominating the news flow: emerging markets face a raft of tight and unpredictable elections in the next 12 months.
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The insurance firm has hired a former Aviva Investors executive to succeed Will Chen.
TH Real Estate hires from Invesco; Investec names head of Greater China adviser business; M&G appoints HK director of intermediary channels; JP Morgan PB names Asia head of client investment strategy, and more.
At the Inside ETFs Asia forum, index providers and portfolio managers said fixed income ETFs were becoming more popular but Axa highlighted the issues still holding them back.
For all the excitement caused by the MSCI index inclusion of China A-shares, it is the benchmark addition of Chinese bonds that could be a bigger game changer, said experts.
Schroders poaches Pictet exec for HK CEO role; DBS in senior management reshuffle; Fundnel opens office in Malaysia; UBP names Asia vice-chair, St. James's Place WM hires duo, and more.
Trailblazing asset owners are aiding cautious investors by adopting environmental, social and governance measures, as a special report researched by AsianInvestor reveals.
For now, investing more at home seems less of a priority for Taiwan's largest life insurer, despite the regulator's efforts to encourage lifers to support the country's strategic objectives.
Citi and Goldman Sachs are vying to secure a bigger share of dealing in the huge and fast-growing ETF market fuelled by strong institutional demand. This should help asset owners.
With its eyes on the long-term prize, the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund continues to sharpen its investment interest in Chinese assets.
Fidelity taps Pinebridge for Asia head; Kwap gets new chief, CIO; Allianz GI sets up Asia private credit team; Aberdeen Standard adds to China team; Vanguard promotes China head, and more.