Being at the vanguard of Japan's ESG push isn't easy, especially if you've set ambitious targets that will double climate-friendly investment by 2023.
After earlier signs of weakening Asia's ESG fund flows leapt up in the third quarter. Japan, Taiwan and South Korea registered particularly strong demand, according to Morningstar.
The Singapore state investor is integrating four of its asset management arms under one chief, with an eye on greater scale, product synergies and a shared technology platform.
AsianInvestor has picked 20 of Asia's most impressive asset owner executives. Today we profile Liu Li-Ju of Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds and Sophia Cheng of Cathay Financial.
Covid-19 has caused heavy volatility in global stock markets, with more likely in the second half of 2020. Could it allow active investors to shine, versus their cheaper index peers?
Two chief investment officers have left the Swiss insurer – one who ran its Hong Kong and Singapore portfolios and the other who oversaw the UK life assets.
The huge pension fund has finally found a chief investment officer after much speculation, and is seen as being more active in seeking asset managers for new portfolios.
Dual-class share structures are common among technology companies, and this can deter governance-conscious investors. How should they approach such stocks?
Speculation is rife that Chinese insurer Ping An is eyeing the Asian division of British peer Prudential, but other outcomes are being mooted. What would this mean for each firm?
Domestic asset managers are increasingly sophisticated and could become global players within 20 years, said the Asia chief executive of JP Morgan Asset Management.
The US’s tariffs on Chinese goods could eventually cause Beijing to reverse its liberalisation policies for US insurers and fund houses.
Foreign asset owners are still underinvested in Chinese assets, say experts, but that is set to change—albeit slowly—as A-shares' weighting rises in MSCI's indices.