AsianInvestor’s recent coverage of crypto investing has focused on investors' own concerns about the potential risks. Regulators and rating agencies have also been expressing their opinions on how rule-making should proceed.
It seems likely that investors will continue to face loss and uncertainty in the crypto markets. Meanwhile, allegations of fraud and mis-selling are adding to the negative sentiment.
If investing in crypto assets continues to be problematic, the market will have to face much stricter regulation, say some market participants.
It's an immature market and investors need to exercise caution. Nevertheless, the $40 billion collapse of a so-called stable currency has investors in the region questioning the stability of the crypto market.
Changing market dynamics are highlighting for investors the potential cost of their disproportionate focus on equity risk, according to market experts.
Experts say the drive for consolidation of smaller super funds into a few mega funds misses a key consideration of the role of superannuation: investor engagement.
In the war of words in the lead up to an Australian federal election, super funds are often political collateral damage. Keeping out of the fray is smart, they say, but making a stand is just as important.
Australia's super fund industry looks set to consolidate further as small funds are under continued pressure to perform or amalgamate.
The world can’t move to a sustainable future without investing in developing countries and providing them with the infrastructure they need, according to ESG specialists.
Institutional funds haven't done enough to ensure they are not supporting hostile and repressive regimes with their investors' capital, according to ESG industry leaders.
The positive environmental impact of wind power investments is driving large institutions to back new projects while pushing power companies to improve their alternative energy programs.
The massive political and economic upheaval being caused by the Russian aggression may disrupt investor activity in the short term, but industry players say climate change will not fall off the agenda.