AsianInvestor unveils the winners of its fifth annual Institutional Excellence Awards. In the first announcement, we reveal the outstanding asset owners by market.
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.
State Street Global Advisors' Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why index approaches are gaining popularity among investors.
Eastspring adds to multi-asset team; Value Partners sets up Malaysia office; Investec names Greater China head; M&G relocates duo to Asia; HKVCA appoints new chairman, and more.
Compensation for private capital professionals in Asia rose strongly in 2017, but not as strongly as in the previous year. Should asset owners wait on hiring alternatives talent?
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.
Insurers and pension funds point to mounting asset valuations, rising leverage in China and Australian property valuations as some of their key headaches when investing.
Australia's Freedom Insurance CEO quits; Metlife's plan to sell HK unit to CreditEase fails; European equities expert from GIC joins French fund house, and more.
Ongoing China-US tariffs and trade relations are tending to overshadow attractive, long-term alpha opportunities in China’s onshore A-share market, according to PineBridge Investments.
Malaysia's Sosco names new chairman; QSuper CIO set to retire; AllFunds makes three key hires in Singapore, Aberdeen Standard Investments makes Japan hires; eVestment appoints Apac sales head and more.
Institutional investors across Asia Pacific are bracing their portfolios for a shifting macroeconomic environment, with rising rates forcing a rethink in their asset allocations.
After a benign 2017, financial markets have become harder for Asian chief investment officers to navigate. The US-China trade war lies at the centre of their concerns.
Already accounting for $11 trillion in AUM, outsourced institutional business in Asia could grow another 11% in the next 3-5 years, says the author of a new McKinsey report.
Anbang seeks to offload Japan property assets; Korea Post plans investments into several alt asset classes; CIC's fixed income head leaves; EPF adds tech mandate within PE allocation, and more.
Matthews Asia hires new Asia sales head; PGI sets up fixed income team in Asia; HSBC PB hires five in products team; BNP Paribas WM makes wealth planning hire; Colliers recruits Malaysia specialist; Fidelity's VC arm opens in Singapore, and more.
Dual-class share structures are common among technology companies, and this can deter governance-conscious investors. How should they approach such stocks?
Technology company founders often avoid shareholder oversight via dual-class share structures. Investors need to consider the risk this creates.
Given the current market turbulence, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Priscilla Luk explains why the time’s right to use indexation and multi-asset solutions for better diversification.
AustralianSuper conducts first UK debt investment; Japanese life insurer demand for global assets hits yen value; Korea's NPS co-invests in shale investment and more.
CPPIB's Lee named Asia chair for alts standards body; regulator Chen takes NCSSF role; PGIM names real estate PM; Capital Group hires in intermediaries sales; Nikko AM sets up sustainability dept, and more.