The unimpressive returns of alternative premia products of late are unlikely to attract regional asset owners to invest in them, despite their supposed advantages of diversification.
Alternative risk premia funds are often touted as an appealing investment option, despite performing badly in recent years. Asset owners need to consider how much value they offer.
Major asset owners like Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and GIC discuss lessons learned from the pandemic.
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated changes in how international asset owners invest in Asia. They are increasingly moving to add resources and form partnerships in the region.
AsianInvestor concludes its awards descriptions by revealing the asset owner that excelled during Covid-19 and the region's most impressive chief investment officer.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons why China Pacific Insurance Company stood out for its improved tech, while Future Fund demonstrated the benefits of selling alternative assets.
AsianInvestor reveals why Commonwealth Superannuation Corp. impressed for ESG and how National Pension Service shone for advancing its portfolio diversity.
AsianInvestor reveals the other institutional category winners, and how Ping An Insurance, New Zealand Super and Canada's OTPP shone over their peers.
AsianInvestor explains why Public Officials Benefit Association and National Pension Service were named for our bifurcated pension category awards.
AsianInvestor reveals how Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, Public Officials Benefit Association of Korea and Singapore's GIC stood out from their country rivals.
AsianInvestor reveals why New Zealand Super stood out among Australia/New Zealand asset owners and how China Pacific Life impressed across Greater China.
Artificial intelligence tools can help investors assess company emissions and identify those overstating their sustainable credentials, argues Ping An Insurance.
Insurers, pension funds and other regional investors are taking a pragmatic approach to investing, striving to add more risk, diversify and award mandates virtually.
Institutional investors have at times increased their exposure to market risks in unnecessary manners, eroding their potential levels of investment return for no reward.
Equities investing is primed to shift with the exit of Donald Trump. Some stocks are likely to fall, while certain value shares may rise as vaccinations are rolled out over the year.
Asset managers that can demonstrate an ability to pinpoint active returns, along with an eye on sustainable investing, are most likely to catch the eye of global asset owners.
China's healthy economy and expanding equities market is drawing more eyes from across the world. Australian superannuation funds, in particular, are looking to invest more.
Eight years of AsianInvestor data on the region’s leading institutional investors reveals which asset owners are growing the fastest.
Aberdeen Standard Investments' head of Asia Pacific on how crises and consolidation have affected the investment industry and why his firm first chose Singapore as its regional base.
The region's insurers will need to navigate a combination of an influx of new capital rules and accountancy changes as they seek to invest their growing portfolios.