Singapore's MAS lists domestic systemically important insurers; Qantas Super explores merger options; CIC chairman sees need for greater sustainability certainty; KWAP to invest in Malaysia's startup ecosystem; and more.
Taiwan's largest pension fund is seeking bids for the first domestic equity mandate of the year worth over $2 billion, with a clear emphasis on sustainability in potential investments.
Indonesian SWF inks cooperation framework agreement; GIC mulls sale of Tokyo skyscraper; NPS triple ESG investments; and more.
CIC to gather advisers in Hong Kong; Malaysia's EPF posts 40% gain in investment income for H1; Australian regulator files suit against Active Super over greenwashing claims; MAS unveils stablecoin framework; and more.
Hong Kong-based NF Trinity is seeking stock opportunities in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and China while weighing diversified exposure in the US beyond tech shares.
Australia's third-largest pension fund to stay active in Japanese equities; Thornburg IM loses QLDP license in China; INA inks deal with Pollination; Philippines's SSS narrows investment losses in 2022; and more.
Pressure on companies does pay off, as Asia's largest utilities companies cooperate with investor demand for action on decarbonisation, a recently released report says.
There are increased requests for proposals in most Asia-Pacific markets in the first half of 2023 compared to the second half of last year, according to a recent report by Cerulli.
We showcase AsianInvestor's best interviews with asset owners in July – a feat that spans the Asia-Pacific region. Key themes are rising rates impacting portfolio shifts, boosting ESG and revamping external manager mandates.
Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds has implemented staff rotations, built an ESG team and tightened contractual terms as part of an overhaul of internal operations under a new leadership.
In an exclusive interview, Cathay Financial's president lists collaborations with high emitters and carbon-driven remuneration policies as a strategy to decarbonise its portfolio.
Hong Kong's MPF investments gain from US equities; Singapore's MAS announces more incentives for single family offices; Hong Kong's insurers move one step closer to a risk-based capital regime; Roojai to acquire FWD General Insurance in Thailand; and more.