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.
Talk of artificial intelligence revolutionising the asset management industry grows ever louder. But can it be truly harnessed?
The British insurer’s Asian arm has hired from a rival as it continues to install local chief investment officers across the region, in an ongoing reorganisation and buildout.
The insurer’s Hong Kong head of asset-liability management has left as fund houses look to boost their actuarial and solutions expertise in Asia.
The city's independent judiciary and long-established respect for the rule of law make it a strong candidate. However, its proximity to China is both a help and a hindrance.
The insurance firm has hired a former Aviva Investors executive to succeed Will Chen.
There is a surfeit of traditional China equity exchange-traded funds when investors actually want more specialised products, panellists said at the Inside ETFs Asia forum.
Hong Kong turns to repackaging infrastructure loans to help deepen its role as a centre for regional infrastructure investment.
The Securities and Futures Commission brings in tighter controls of 'virtual assets', as Morgan Stanley builds a case for institutional investment in the likes of bitcoin.
The insurer has poached from a rival firm to fill the role in Hong Kong as it looks to reinvigorate its business under new group chairman Mark Tucker.
Higher disclosure standards come into effect this month. Many fund managers, especially smaller ones, are unlikely to be fully compliant from the get-go, say legal and regulatory experts.
The territory desires to be at the centre of green financing, but shows scant care for the causes of climate change.
With an ageing population and no state-funded pension provision, a lot is riding on Hong Kong's mandatory corporate pension schemes, which remain relatively short of assets.
Regulators have approved a scheme to allow funds to be distributed between Hong Kong and Britain. We asked four funds experts what the prospects are for this new arrangement.
The Dutch fund house has poached an institutional sales executive from BlackRock to lead its mainland business.