The Japanese fund house has added a head of institutional business for China/Hong Kong and an ETF salesman and is also hiring a replacement Korea client coverage executive.
AsianInvestor reveals why New Zealand Super stood out among Australia/New Zealand asset owners and how China Pacific Life impressed across Greater China.
Washington's decision to ban investments in Chinese companies has caused problems for some ETF products. But experts see longer-term upside for both stocks and ETFs.
The failure of an experienced investment team to raise capital for a new and well-performing distressed debt strategy highlights the challenges posed by Covid – including personal ones.
The investment consultancy plans to replace its China wealth leader after he left last month. A principal on its alternatives team has also moved on.
Like certain other Canadian funds, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is accelerating its regional buildout. It is focusing on adding talent in equities and real assets in Singapore.
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.
The disease did not greatly impact the investing habits of the ultra-rich, but is driving them to consider more investing guidance, sustainability and succession planning, says a new study.
The Netherlands’ largest pension asset manager stays on track with its Asia buildout, having hired 10 investment staff in the region this year.
Timothy Chan, CIO of Ping An Insurance, shared his 2021 investment focus with AsianInvestor as the insurer aims to take advantage of China's latest five-year plan.
Investors' interest in the mutual market access scheme is muted, but the Chinese securities regulator is already mulling a new connect programme with Singapore.
Investment experts were not surprised by chief executive Carrie Lam's policy address focus on China-focused wealth management, but some feel the goal to expand Reits is promising.
Yield-hungry investors are looking to invest more in emerging market corporate bonds, which are seen recovering more slowly from the pandemic crash than those in developed markets.
Tax reform is part of the Suga administration's latest moves to lure financial firms away from Hong Kong, but it will still be a long way to build itself as a global financial centre.
Most asset owners are still in the exploratory stage of adopting alternative data, but successful firms have found value in ESG and sentiment analysis information, say experts.
New MPF rules allow asset managers to access China's booming stock markets, but current high valuations are keeping investors at bay.
The two insurers say they are heavily scrutinising their external partners as they eye investing opportunities in high yield, alternative assets and ESG, in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
Another two senior executives, who oversaw private equity investment and wholesale clients, have left the firm following Franklin Templeton’s takeover of rival fund house Legg Mason.
The cancellation of Ant Group’s mega IPO two days before trading was due to start has raised questions with investors over what happened and regulation risk in the country.