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Weekly investor roundup: AustralianSuper's former CEO Ian Silk joins KPMG; China to conduct probe on insurer's investments

Ian Silk joins KPMG as special advisor on ESG issues; Chinese government to conduct probe on insurers and their investments after discovering compliance issues; Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates raises $1.25 billion for its third investment fund in China; Korea's NPS posts 8% return for first three quarters of the year; Binance confirms talks with sovereign wealth funds; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Nov 26

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

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

Weekly investor roundup: Ping An posts 31.2% fall in Q3 profit; Korean Teachers' fund denies Bitcoin ETF investment

Ping An cites a weak economy and investment losses as reasons for its 31.2% fall in Q3 net profit; Korean Teachers' Credit Union denies being the first pension fund in the country to invest in Bitcoin ETF; Aware Super looks to renewable energy assets; Consortium backed by hotel tycoon Ong Beng Seng and Temasek makes rival bid for SPH; and more

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 29

BlackRock's $8.6bn China bond fund manager to exit firm; Sun Life announces new president for Asia; Manulife Hong Kong confirms Candy Au Yeung as new COO; QIC Global Real Estate appoints healthcare GM; Integrity Life appoints product GM from MetLife; M&G expands Asian distribution team; and more.

Weekly investor roundup: KIC alternatives allocation declines for 2nd year; OTPP, Temasek join crypto exchange funding round

The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) has decreased alternative asset allocation for two straight years; Cryptocurrency exchange FTX draws funding from OTPP, Temasek; Former head of investments at Temasek joins De Beers billionaire's family office in Singapore; GIC reportedly commits to new ESR Japan Income Fund; CPP Investments commits to logistics partnership in Japan; and more.

Weekly investor roundup: Hong Kong's Exchange Fund posts HK$13.2 billion loss; MAS tightens monetary policy in surprise move

Hong Kong's Exchange Fund posted a third-quarter investment loss after five quarters of gains; the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it would raise the slope of its currency policy band up from its current 0%; the Korea Investment Corporation surpasses $20 billion in AUM for the first time; RB Family Office to buy 12 four-storey conservation shophouses in Singapore; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 15

Aware Super appoints deputy CIO and head of governance; AustralianSuper promotes chief risk officer to replace Paul Schroder; Raffles Family Office adds two new roles to independent advisory board; Amundi appoints South Asia CEO; Barclays names China chief executive; Zico hires head of advisory in Singapore; Capital Group names head of HK client group; and more