The group CIO of the third-largest insurer in China discusses how the lifer is going to lengthen asset duration and possibly increase overseas exposure.
Recommendations made by the Financial Services Development Council aim to attract more voluntary contributions into Hong Kong's mandatory retirement savings system.
The third-largest life insurer in China looks set to increase its private equity allocation, chiming with regulator efforts to get insurers to use their assets to support economic growth.
Foreign investors warmly received news of the planned merger, and anticipate that Beijing will make more efforts to broaden market access and enhance inbound investments.
The regulator has called upon the country's insurers to increase their holdings in listed companies to stabilise the equities market as trade war fears grow.
Other insurers in Taiwan will most likely follow suit after the recent investment limit on Formosa bonds.