Derivatives can help insurers manage credit and currency risks but more awareness and expertise is needed, delegates heard at our Insurance Investment Forum in Singapore.
Asia Capital Re and IndiaFirst Life Insurance also join in to discuss their biggest challenges, despite the growing demand for external specialist expertise.
Senior executives from some of the region's leading firms shared their views on exchange-traded funds at our Insurance Investment Forum in Hong Kong.
BNP Paribas Cardif and Prudential were also among the insurers who shed light on their investment focus as well as hiring plans at AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Forum.
For the Australian superannuation fund, venture capital investment is about more than just returns; it can also help in spotting risks and opportunities elsewhere in the portfolio.
Asset owners from across the region gathered in Singapore on December 5 and 6 for exclusive insights on the latest investment and industry trends.
Leading institutional investors from across the region gathered in Singapore on December 5 and 6 for the annual AsianInvestor conference.
AsianInvestor honoured the outstanding institutions in the region at a dinner in Singapore earlier this month.
The best of Asia's institutional investors gathered in Singapore on December 5 for our annual awards for asset owners.
Speaking at an AsianInvestor event, top executives at the Australian superannuation fund and UK-based insurer explain their considerations when choosing external managers.
For all the excitement caused by the MSCI index inclusion of China A-shares, it is the benchmark addition of Chinese bonds that could be a bigger game changer, said experts.
At the Inside ETFs Asia forum, index providers and portfolio managers said fixed income ETFs were becoming more popular but Axa highlighted the issues still holding them back.
Greater standardisation and credit differentiation are seen as key if Asia is to develop an effective corporate bond market.
Illiquid, crowded out by bank lending, and underdeveloped. That is how many institutional investors see Asian bond finance, which lags the region's economic coming of age.
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.
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.
ICBC-Axa's CIO talked about the insurer's asset allocation plans and which overseas markets to avoid at AsianInvestor’s 5th China Global Investment Forum.
Senior institutional investors gathered in Beijing for a day of insightful discussions on the country's investing landscape.
Delegates gathered in Beijing for exclusive insights on the world's second-largest economy.
The long-standing mandatory defined contribution scheme can improve upon existing schemes by introducing new measures, a Securities and Exchange Commission executive said.