AIA’s Group CIO Mark Konyn believes some investors haven't sufficiently considered the governance trade-offs of private assets, or their illiquidity in tougher times.
Asset owners' appetite for illiquid assets has been tempered by several recent blowouts and prompted them to look more closely at fund houses' risk-management processes.
The Singapore $230 billion state fund will continue to ramp up its private market exposure, particularly in science- and tech-related assets, it explained during its annual report briefing.
South and Southeast Asia have been an oasis of calm amid global uncertainty, but can the region maintain this level of calm? Five fund managers offer their views.
Beijing's rescue of the collapsed Baoshang Bank has led some investors to seek out bond investments, relying on the implicit desire of the government to prevent a credit crisis.
The Singaporean central bank has shifted a healthy slice of its reserves to the sovereign wealth fund, ahead of an expected economic slowdown amid slowing global trade.