Recommendations made by the Financial Services Development Council aim to attract more voluntary contributions into Hong Kong's mandatory retirement savings system.
Hong Kong's pension fund industry is booming but it also lags other markets when it comes to investing in alternatives. That could yet hurt performance, some experts say.
The Swiss insurer's Hong Kong and Singapore businesses are looking to buy illiquid alternatives for the first time, despite the relatively meagre returns on offer.
AsianInvestor presents a set of financial and economic predictions for the Year of the Pig. Today we assess whether the HK-China ETF link scheme will be up and running this year.
The new specialist will drive the development of multi-asset, structured and quantitative solutions for the French asset manager in the Asia-Pacific region.
The group's CIO explains how changing market conditions are prompting it to look at private equity opportunities more discerningly – and why it's important to keep portfolios flexible.
The Chinese insurer plans to focus more on collateralised loan obligations and loans, even as the credit cycle looks to be turning.
The leveraged loans market is a growing cause of concern, says Paul Carrett, and rising rates will prompt investors to become more selective about credit in general.
The logistics sector is one of the hottest in Asia and the Canadian pension fund is steadily ramping up its focus in this area, says a senior executive of the firm.
The family office believes that it's easier to use environmental, social and governance principles to invest in emerging markets, as it can better support sustainable development.
The Asian insurance giant has named a well-known industry figure to the role previously held by Benjamin Deng, adding to a list of recent investment staff changes in the sector.
The Hong Kong group has appointed Willis Towers Watson as an outsourced chief investment officer to invest its pension funds, sources familiar with the arrangement say.
China's apparent pressure on Hong Kong to expel a senior journalist offers a worrying sign about the city's eroding independence, which could have far-reaching financial consequences.
As rival exchanges vie for control of key aspects of the cross-border system for trading ETFs, Hong Kong's regulator attempts to move the market forward in other ways
Speaking at an AsianInvestor event, top executives at the Australian superannuation fund and UK-based insurer explain their considerations when choosing external managers.
AsianInvestor reveals why we picked Prudential and GPIF as the market standouts for Hong Kong and Japan.
AsianInvestor reveals why the top institutional investors for Australia/New Zealand and China were the most impressive across the entire region.
Insurers are finding that one of the biggest impacts of implementing IFRS 9 alongside C-Ross phase II is that the two sets of rules create opposing incentives for long-term equities.
Treasurers at both firms voice their firm belief in active management but acknowledge the cost benefits of ETFs and the impact they could yet have on active managers.
The organisation's head of treasury singles out hedge funds as an asset class gaining favour with investors and also offers some insight on how the HKHS selects external managers.