New research uncovers climate opportunities not captured by conventional emissions metrics.
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.
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.
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 news of Jerome Powell's reappointment as chairman of the Federal Reserve reassured investors that the central bank would continue current policies.
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.
German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
Asia’s private debt funding gap is spurring a growing wave of investment products to tackle remaining roadblocks for outsider financing.
The partnership between the Canadian insurer’s asset management arm and ClearView will focus on the decumulation phase of retirement.
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
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
China continues to drive growth within its debt market, in spite of the negative image conveyed by property developer, Evergrande Group.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
Investors should prepare for a greater sense of urgency and pressure to meet net-zero targets in their portfolio decision-making, say industry experts post-COP26.
Regulators are putting banks and insurance firms under pressure to do more to tackle problems such as insufficient risk management, inaccurate information disclosure and inconsistent shareholder management.
Weekly investor roundup: GIC, APG invest $1 billion in Dutch hotel chain; AIA 'cautiously optimistic' about China tech
GIC, APG and KRC Capital invest $1 billion into CitizenM, a lodging company in the Netherlands; Mark Konyn of AIA says there are opportunities in China's tech sector; Singapore's MAS to pilot green digital platforms; Taiwan's BLF hires six local and foreign asset managers for CSR mandate; and more.
Despite the growing body of research that shows women-led funds have the potential to outperform benchmarks, asset managers are still overwhelmingly led by men.