Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) will soon unveil their initial study about transforming the city into a carbon trading hub that connects China with the rest of the world.
New research uncovers climate opportunities not captured by conventional emissions metrics.
The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.
CIO Chunyen Liu speaks to FA about exerting positive influence across the Asian investment community.
This is the first of two stories that take a close look at China’s private equity market after rounds of regulatory crackdown on various sectors, and how foreign asset owners are reading all the changes.
MPF scheme trustees are required to review and assess whether their existing investment and risk management arrangements are in adherence to the principles.
Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
A new report by McKinsey & Company outlines a vision for global trade finance that could allow institutional investors to help fill the broadening financing gap.
Weekly investor roundup: AustralianSuper's former CEO Ian Silk joins KPMG; China to conduct probe on insurer's investments
Ian Silk joins KPMG as special advisor on ESG issues; Chinese government to conduct probe on insurers and their investments after discovering compliance issues; Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates raises $1.25 billion for its third investment fund in China; Korea's NPS posts 8% return for first three quarters of the year; Binance confirms talks with sovereign wealth funds; and more.
The Dutch pension fund manager sees more growth opportunities in Southeast Asia post Covid-19 but retains faith in China’s private equity market.
Future Fund appoints Toby Johnston as chief economist; GIC hires tech head from Credit Suisse; MAS adds Alvin Tan and Ng Wai King as board members; SoftBank promotes four managing partners; Mercer appoints Helen Leung and Kevin Jeffrey to the Hong Kong office; Haitong appoints head of investment strategy from UBS; and more
Korea’s bond fund market recorded the greatest net outflows during the third quarter as traders priced in Bank of Korea rate hikes amid inflation concerns.
The SWF also aims to review and update its negative investing list on a regular basis to prevent systemic risk.
Asia’s institutional investors lag Europe in ESG integration, but a recent Macquarie survey suggests that the gap is likely to close.
Appealing logistics valuations and strong ESG ratings are pulling investors to Europe.
Asia’s private debt funding gap is spurring a growing wave of investment products to tackle remaining roadblocks for outsider financing.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), in particular, is likely to deepen its reach, having already boosted its A-share holdings in the first half of the year.
Inflation is here to stay, but how long is the question investors struggle to answer. In the meantime, super funds Cbus and UniSuper have adjusted their portfolio accordingly.
Weekly investor roundup: Huarong to receive $6 billion bailout; APG to invest into HK real estate with Wang On
Chinese bad debt manager Huarong will receive a bailout totalling more than $6 billion; APG and Wang On Properties to invest $599 million into residential real estate in Hong Kong; Temasek cuts stake in Alibaba, Didi; Allianz becomes China's first wholly foreign-owned insurer; Samsung Life Insurance launches joint fund with Korea Post to invest in foreign blue chips; and more
With an improved performance picture and maturing capital markets, the potential for upside in Asia Pacific’s private markets can no longer be overlooked, a new survey has found.