China plans to restrict investor access to the new trading scheme due to the risks involved in investing in depository receipts, a consultation paper shows.
AsianInvestor unveils the winners of its fifth annual Institutional Excellence Awards. In the first announcement, we reveal the outstanding asset owners by market.
Ping An seeks to up real estate exposure, Cbus makes first direct offshore infra bet; India's Esic awards mandate to Reliance Nippon AM, UOB reviews insurance deal with Prudential, and more.
The CIOs of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance and Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance expect export-oriented sectors to rake in higher earnings and boost portfolio returns as the rupee tumbles.
Neither Ontario Teachers nor the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan own property in Asia, but that could change as they eye new asset classes in the region.
Asia's local currency bond markets need to raise credit rating expertise and professional experience to help expand their appeal with international investors, said experts.
Michael Falcon is moving to a North American role at the British insurer after eight years at the US asset manager.
Compensation for private capital professionals in Asia rose strongly in 2017, but not as strongly as in the previous year. Should asset owners wait on hiring alternatives talent?
Local currency bonds in the region suffer from an image problem in Europe and the US, and some real concerns need to be addressed, said panellists at a fixed income event.
The chief executive of one of Asia's leading asset owners on managing climate change risk in portfolios speaks to AsianInvestor on the progress made so far.
The controversial mechanism within Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund scheme is to be removed by 2024. This is seen as good news for pension savers and asset managers.
The Australian super fund is looking at opportunities in specialised credit segments in the hunt for better yield, its alternatives strategies portfolio manager says.
Insurers and pension funds point to mounting asset valuations, rising leverage in China and Australian property valuations as some of their key headaches when investing.
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.
Australia's Freedom Insurance CEO quits; Metlife's plan to sell HK unit to CreditEase fails; European equities expert from GIC joins French fund house, and more.
The state pension fund is inviting fund houses to bid for a broadly-defined domestic mandate that is targeting an initial investment return of just under 6%.
Hong Kong's seeming indifference to environmental, social and governance principles could rapidly shift to heavy engagement, courtesy of China's rising interest in green finance.
The Malaysian pension fund has added a tech mandate to its private equity allocation and is looking to invest with experienced fund managers, its deputy CEO says.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority believes collaborating with local partners is the best way to invest in real estate, but it remains very picky about who it collaborates with.
Emerging market shares have performed poorly this year but not as poorly as most managers in this sector, according to Copley Fund Research. What are the chances of a quick rebound?