The world's biggest asset manager has transferred a senior executive from Hong Kong to Singapore as part of its regional restructuring of client coverage.
Timberland remains appealing after a strong performance last financial year but the sovereign wealth fund is wary of global trade tensions, its chief economist said in an interview.
A new report by Broadridge shows a sharp slowdown in fund sales in the second quarter as investors consider their next move more carefully.
Double-digit growth in 2017 for regional insurers outside of Japan, but market volatility and rising interest rates pose challenges.
DBS's Pierre DeGagne explains the rationale behind having a slimmer funds platform and the challenges of getting clients to implement investment ideas in their portfolios at the right time.
Queensland Investment Corporation aims to use Bond Connect; Japan's Dai-Ichi Life buys Suncorp's insurance arm; National Pension Service of Korea set to buy Goldman Sachs' Europe headquarters and more.
Pierre DeGagne explains the fund selection process of DBS Private Bank, the importance of spotting behavioural biases and how those biases can undermine fund selection.
Speculation is rife that Chinese insurer Ping An is eyeing the Asian division of British peer Prudential, but other outcomes are being mooted. What would this mean for each firm?
Aberdeen SI names HK chief; StanChart PB poaches DBS pair; Citi PB hires alts director in Singapore; Heitman appoints Apac acquisitions director; BlackRock hires India private credit MD; VP Bank hires SE Asia PB chief.
The US insurer's Asia operations intend to respond to a prolonged rising interest rate environment by investing more into commercial mortgages and private debt.
Global fund houses have been expanding their coverage of Asia's fast-growing insurance segment, but may find smaller firms more fertile ground than the bigger players.
Private equity funds are costly, and increasingly risky. Asset owners should consider whether it’s worth it in today's increasingly uncertain market environment.
Asian debt continues to hold up well despite global headwinds and the EM debt outlook remains positive. State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why.
Further fund manager consolidation could focus on asset management arms of life insurers that have been affected by new risk based capital rules.
A combination of factors are squeezing the margins of asset managers, and leading more to consider mergers to cut costs and attract more investors.
Volatile markets, tightening monetary policies, and trade frictions have heightened market fears. We asked four experts to name the top regional safe haven assets.
With family offices and other local investors getting more involved in impact investing, capital deployment should continue accelerating. But structural problems persist across the region
AsianInvestor has launched its fifth annual Institutional Excellence awards. We welcome submissions from outstanding asset owners, and nominations from third parties.
Last month we presented insights into the plans of key asset owners including HKMA, Taiwan's BLF, Temasek and Texas Teachers, and broke news of a host of high-level moves.
The US economy’s uptick means the time’s right for global investors to add North American real estate to their portfolio allocations, as Walton Global Investments’ John Plastiras explains to AsianInvestor.