GIC’s highest 20-year annualised real return since 2015 places it among the world’s five largest sovereign wealth funds.
Nearly one third of central banks plan to increase their holdings of the Chinese currency over the upcoming 12-24 months, survey from a central banking think tank found.
Asset owners in China grew their AUM by an average of 27.61% between 2019 and 2020, but insurers grew the most, AsianInvestor’s list of largest asset owners shows.
The G7’s new infrastructure programme is unlikely to be any more successful than China’s Belt and Road Initiative in attracting private capital, experts say.
Global SWF’s first-half report revealed very strong deal-making activity by state investors, along with shifting investment habits and a rising interest in in-house start-ups.
Allocation to hedge funds is set to rise in the second half of the year, propelled by their strong performance in 2020 and the current macro environment.