In a new Quarterly Sentiment Indicator of asset owners, AsianInvestor gathered the views of 36 insurers about their investment outlook and strategy for the coming months.
What asset owners pay out matters more than ever in a low-return environment. But calculating that isn't easy, as Coal Pension Trustees' CIO has found from a major project.
The world’s third largest pension fund has devised an ambitious global strategy to play catch-up with its five-year investment return target.
The regulator could focus more on corporate governance and work with HKEx to drive disclosure standardisation, says Nana Li of the Asian Corporate Governance Association.
The Singaporean fund remains the world's standout SWF tech investor due to the number and breadth of its deals, which cut across software, biotech and fintech, a new report shows.
China's main state pension fund could run out of assets by 2035; Malaysia's EPF signs up to UNPRI; Korea's NongHyup posts first ever loss; Singapore's GIC jumps into Vietnam's fintech sector.
With its investment outsourcing growth slowing in 2018, Malaysia’s biggest public pension fund is on course to strengthen its in-house investment capabilities.
Asset owners and investment managers are allocating more to fixed income exchange-traded funds despite many citing worries about such products' underlying liquidity.
Asset owners across the world are pouring more money into exchange-traded funds. Asset owners in Greater China aim to do more as well, according to Brown Brothers Harriman.
Some Aussie asset owners are lightening on domestic property and house prices – does that mean Australian commercial real estate is peaking? Investment specialists share their views.
The Chinese insurer has poached a senior investment executive from its US rival and named a new chief financial officer after a government-ordered shakeup last year.
The French insurer's Singapore chief investment officer is wary of private market valuations and a peaking credit cycle as he looks to build exposure to alternatives.
Wary of a potential "day of reckoning", the Korean duo outlined how they are seeking more control of their alts investments at AsianInvestor’s Institutional Investor Forum in Seoul.
The C$159 billion fund has set up an office in Hong Kong and hired a senior private equity specialist there, joining several of its peers in moving to build exposure to the region.
The C$192 billion Canadian pension plan takes a hands-on approach with a relatively small number of general partners in the region, as two of its senior executives explain.
The Canadian pension fund is likely to locate its next Asian branch in the south of the region alongside plans to put its first real asset capabilities on the ground.
International pension funds are among those pledging to support the campaign aimed at pressuring social media platforms.
New Zealand's NZ Super begins backlash against social media companies; First State Super and VicSuper could create pension giant; Japan's Chikyoren hires two for overseas alts mandate; Korea's KTCU to launch a huge blind fund.
A former senior Cambridge Associates executive joined the Hong Kong institution’s portfolio management team last week.
Outspoken and well-regarded Lou Jiwei has been replaced by another ex-ministry of finance official, Liu Wei. The reasons for the change remain unclear but policy continuity is expected.