As interest in alternatives grows, the CIO of Japan's national pension fund believes that the mindset of asset owners must change, if they want to hire the staff they need.
Strategic talks with global peers are likely to develop into joint investments for Japan’s national pension fund, its CIO told AsianInvestor.
For the final two in our institutional awards series, we explain our choice of Hiromichi Mizuno as the best CIO and outline the contributions of Man Juttijudata to Thailand's investment industry.
The pension fund’s ground-breaking research on artificial intelligence for portfolio management stems from frustration, its CIO tells AsianInvestor.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons behind Government Pension Investment Fund and GIC winning their respective market category awards this year.
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Limited resources and fear of failure bid the pension funds to turn to consultants, but also means they are potentially missing out on even more favourable investments.
The CIO of the Government Pension Investment Fund explained to AsianInvestor his thinking behind its performance fee structure and whether he will stay on as CIO.
Japan’s retirement system is in need of drastic change, but is the gradual shift to defined-contribution plans just a cop out?
GPIF’s Hiromichi Mizuno has fundamentally changed the world’s largest pension fund – and global institutional investment. He tells AsianInvestor why.
The likelihood of a prolonged global dip in interest rates is reviving demand for the country's real estate among domestic and potentially overseas asset owners.
Although new themes are emerging in portfolios, the overall risk approach remains fairly conservative, ratings agencies tell AsianInvestor.
Japan’s market for apartment buildings is seeing foreigner investors increase both the size and reach of their exposure, rivalling domestic investors.
In a world of AI-driven investing, asset owners will have a greater ability to identify alpha generators and sideline asset managers that cannot outperform, believe industry experts.
With only a six month addition to Hiromichi Mizuno’s tenure, it is unclear who will execute the world largest pension fund’s extended investments plans, which face a revamp in early 2020.
Amid concerns about the effect of the Japan-Korea trade war on the global economy, Korean asset owners are being pressured to act on the issue.
GPIF bucks the trend. But for many of Japan's largest pension funds, assets under management are shrinking, AsianInvestor's annual AI300 rankings show.
Japan’s public pension fund is testing new technology on its investment portfolio, which is advancing its plans to add artificial intelligence into its investment management.
Japanese investors are alone this year among asset owners in seeing a decline in their aggregate AUM, AsianInvestor's annual AI300 rankings show.
The ability of the country's smaller corporate pension funds to nimbly invest offshore could be affected by discussions to convert governance guidelines into enforceable rules.