A new report by BNY Mellon looks at three trends shaping the buy-side in 2021 and beyond.
Investors in Asia Pacific will likely see the low interest rate environment as an opportunity to add risk assets in the hope that the economic recovery is on the immediate horizon, but the case for owning gold in portfolios remains strong, according to Jaspar Crawley, Head of Distribution, APAC, at The World Gold Council.
Western asset owners are steadily adding real estate investment capabilities in Asia, while local players have refocused attention onto their home region.
Economic developments in Asia present investment opportunities and current high valuations may be "an accident waiting to happen", say investors.
New European Union regulations being introduced in March will raise the bar for ESG reporting and could well hurt the appeal of energy- and carbon-intensive stocks.
Sun Super appoints new CIO while Future Super loses co-CEO; China overtakes US as top destination for foreign direct investment; Canada's CDPQ makes first transportation investment in India; Japan's GPIF seeks more ESG information to refine investments; NPS and Allianz buy Singaporean building; Saudi's PIF sets out five-year plan; SGX and Temasek form digital assets JV and more.
JP Morgan AM hires Asia head of investment stewardship; Hines appoints Asia CIO; JLL names new India CEO; William Blair IM hires Asia sales head; Colliers appoints new Australia chief; Fidelity moves into private credit; Broadridge adds Apac COO; Nomura adds 20 private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore and more.
By applying the ‘Investment Clock’ framework, investors can link factor behaviour across economic cycles in the US.
In a recent webinar, we asked insurance industry experts how their investment teams can best plan to meet their return targets when facing a mixture of market volatility, low returns, a tenuous economic recovery and geopolitical uncertainty.
Rocketing tech valuations are putting pressure on private equity funds, so investors should consider more unpopular sectors such as financials, says Helen Zhu of Nan Fung Trinity.
Falling tourist numbers, a rise in e-commerce and a growing cohort of homeworkers haven't stopped SWFs and pension funds from pouring millions into office and retail real estate.
The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
In our recent webinar in partnership with the World Gold Council, AsianInvestor spoke with a panel of experts about this unique asset class in the context of current developments and the outlook for the future.
Investors believe the nation's multilateral cooperation objectives with Europe and Asia are mostly based on efforts to expand Beijing's political reach versus that of the US.
Although the green economy represents an investment opportunity equivalent to a $4 trillion market cap, the rapid growth in recent years needs to accelerate further to achieve the goal of keeping global warming within 2 degrees.
Reserve managers in Asia and elsewhere aim to relax their investment guidelines amid the pandemic fallout, with an eye on assets such as EM stocks and private equity, say experts.
Measures to ensure continuity of investment management have been largely successful, but the situation requires constant monitoring to maintain efficiency, say asset owners.
Capital Group names new Japan president; Robeco replaces Singapore chief; Hillhouse Capital hires ex-Blackstone MD; Vontobel expands EM debt team; HSBC Global AM names Apac ETF sales head; Manulife creates new digital business role; Stanchart names CIO for wealth management; TMF appoints fund services exec in Shanghai; and more.
Artificial intelligence tools can help investors assess company emissions and identify those overstating their sustainable credentials, argues Ping An Insurance.
In today’s fast-paced trading environment, there is growing demand for unique data streams to help guide investment decisions. In a recent webinar, AsianInvestor spoke to experts in the field of alternative data to gain a more in-depth understanding of the latest available options, from geotagging to sentiment analysis through natural language processing, and other unique sources of alpha.