The new US president's focus on diplomacy and multilateralism could benefit emerging market equities and it could place a broader array of pressure on China.
CIO Sue Brake explains how the fund's approach allows it to remain flexible, how it is reacting to heightened volatility and how her joined-up mantra will help it avoid inflation.
The $1 trillion asset management arm of the US's Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association has added specialist real estate expertise and more client coverage executives.
Sue Brake tells AsianInvestor how the tumultuous events of 2020 have prompted a serious rethink of how the sovereign wealth fund will invest.
AsianInvestor concludes its awards descriptions by revealing the asset owner that excelled during Covid-19 and the region's most impressive chief investment officer.
Climate risk could lead real estate values to fall 1% per annum. Some of Australia's leading asset owners and several fund managers have developed measures to mitigate this risk.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons why China Pacific Insurance Company stood out for its improved tech, while Future Fund demonstrated the benefits of selling alternative assets.
AsianInvestor reveals why Commonwealth Superannuation Corp. impressed for ESG and how National Pension Service shone for advancing its portfolio diversity.
AsianInvestor reveals the other institutional category winners, and how Ping An Insurance, New Zealand Super and Canada's OTPP shone over their peers.
AsianInvestor reveals why New Zealand Super stood out among Australia/New Zealand asset owners and how China Pacific Life impressed across Greater China.
Institutions in Australia and Japan are making good progress on achieving targets for gender parity, but there is still work to do in the region, including in Hong Kong.
AsianInvestor is announcing the winners of its seventh Institutional Excellence Awards. We begin by unveiling the top asset owners in each major Asia Pacific market.
The pension fund's CIO looks to stress his commitment to environmental, social and governance issues, but warns against greenwashing.
Regional real estate assets could fall in 2021, and investors are capturing opportunities from the down-trending market, according to a new survey by Urban Land Institute and PwC.
Raphael Arndt, CEO of the Future Fund, said high asset prices are forcing his organisation to build liquidity and consider lower returns. He also worries about rising income inequality.
Regional investors are set to put more money into multifamily sector buildings in 2021 as the asset class gains appeal, in part because of its structural growth prospects, predicts JLL.
The encouraging news about an effective Covid-19 vaccine has strengthened investors’ belief in the recovery prospects of the region's economies and financial markets.
Industry observers believe asset owners could increasingly turn to low fee passive funds and potentially back off from risky vehicles if new fund rules are introduced next year.
Following the launch of a new initiative, funds like Cbus and Australian Ethical explain how they are working to reduce their portfolio emissions and engage with investee companies.
With no end in sight to the fund merger trend in Australia, funds of under $1 billion in size are under greater pressure to show their worth. There are ways they can do so, say experts.