Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
The Dutch pension fund manager sees more growth opportunities in Southeast Asia post Covid-19 but retains faith in China’s private equity market.
Four key environmental themes at COP26 are expounded with the support of data, demonstrating the importance of statistical insights in the battle against climate change.
Future Fund appoints Toby Johnston as chief economist; GIC hires tech head from Credit Suisse; MAS adds Alvin Tan and Ng Wai King as board members; SoftBank promotes four managing partners; Mercer appoints Helen Leung and Kevin Jeffrey to the Hong Kong office; Haitong appoints head of investment strategy from UBS; and more
The news of Jerome Powell's reappointment as chairman of the Federal Reserve reassured investors that the central bank would continue current policies.
Over the next 12 months, investors in Asia will likely contend with a fast-moving investment landscape shaped by China’s increasing focus on sustainability alongside the tenor of macroeconomic policies and the path of inflation. PineBridge Investments’ specialists offer their views on what investors can expect in 2022 and the opportunities arising from this confluence of changes.
Asia’s institutional investors lag Europe in ESG integration, but a recent Macquarie survey suggests that the gap is likely to close.
Asia’s private debt funding gap is spurring a growing wave of investment products to tackle remaining roadblocks for outsider financing.
Winners impressed our judges for their measurable evidence of success for ESG strategies, improved governance, adaptability, innovation and risk functions.
Weekly investor roundup: Huarong to receive $6 billion bailout; APG to invest into HK real estate with Wang On
Chinese bad debt manager Huarong will receive a bailout totalling more than $6 billion; APG and Wang On Properties to invest $599 million into residential real estate in Hong Kong; Temasek cuts stake in Alibaba, Didi; Allianz becomes China's first wholly foreign-owned insurer; Samsung Life Insurance launches joint fund with Korea Post to invest in foreign blue chips; and more
With an improved performance picture and maturing capital markets, the potential for upside in Asia Pacific’s private markets can no longer be overlooked, a new survey has found.
North American family offices are drawn to Asia, while firms already in the region are also looking to increase investments, according to a new report.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
China continues to drive growth within its debt market, in spite of the negative image conveyed by property developer, Evergrande Group.
Big shifts such as consolidations among asset managers will likely happen in the burgeoning private debt markets in Asia. How should global asset owners tap into the private credit boom?
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
Most investors recognise the importance of decarbonising their portfolio, but the question is: how to do it, and when?
About 95% of global insurers say climate risk is already shaping their portfolios, according to BlackRock’s latest report.
Asset owners are increasingly looking to derivatives amid regulatory changes and a low-yield environment, with forwards and Swaps being the most popular choices.
Despite the growing body of research that shows women-led funds have the potential to outperform benchmarks, asset managers are still overwhelmingly led by men.