The outperformance of funds that take environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues more seriously than their peers has reinforced why investors might want to integrate these factors into portfolios via the type of tools that S&P Dow Jones Indices has developed.
Given the current market turbulence, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Priscilla Luk explains why the time’s right to use indexation and multi-asset solutions for better diversification.
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The Hong Kong-based insurer has hired from rival Generali to fill the newly created role, having rapidly expanded its investment portfolio with several recent acquisitions.
Malaysia's PNB appoints new CEO; Hong Kong's SFC moves office; Ping An Insurance adds third co-CEO; Principal Global Investors adds new head of North Asia institutional sales; JP Morgan AM names retail distribution head for Hong Kong; Sanne appoints business development heads in Asia; SC Capital hires head of investor relations.
KIC reshuffles leadership team; BlackRock Alternative Advisors' Asia head exits; Denise Ying leaves Franklin Templeton's institutional team; Muzinich adds private debt duo in Singapore; Natixis IM names HK, Macau institutional head; Merian confirms departure of North Asia sales chief; Minority AM sets up in HK; and more.
Norges Bank Investment Management has strong convictions on manager selection – and on Asia. In the first of a two-part series, AsianInvestor speaks to head of external strategies Erik Hilde.
The firm is set to fill the vacancy left by Mandy Chan with a hire from BNP Paribas Asset Management, which is promoting internally to cover her departure.
Norway’s sovereign fund allocates 3.1% of its $1 trillion to China, up from 2% in 2016. Head of external strategies Erik Hilde explains how it invests there and in other emerging markets.
The only cross-border flows into Hong Kong commercial property this year have come from China, while local investors have been buying more overseas real estate, amid the recent turmoil.
The national security law looks set to forever change how the Asian financial centre functions, and not in a good way. Candour is set to diminish, and social tensions may rise.
As central banks provide further artificial support for listed assets, some asset owners have indicated that they may increase their exposure to unlisted assets.
Regional bonds offer great interest to investors and issuer alike. Hong Kong’s bond market offers a rare opportunity, said speakers at a webinar.