Malaysian asset managers' share of global sharia-compliant funds could overtake that of firms based in Saudi Arabia, according to AsianInvestor's annual ranking this year.
Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are new markets for the UK fund manager. Meanwhile, algorithms need to adapt to new trading hours in the region, says its Asia head of trading.
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The former Asia head of Merian Global Investors – formerly Old Mutual Global Investors – has just joined the Chinese asset manager.
Eastspring adds to multi-asset team; Value Partners sets up Malaysia office; Investec names Greater China head; M&G relocates duo to Asia; HKVCA appoints new chairman, and more.
The huge pension fund has finally found a chief investment officer after much speculation, and is seen as being more active in seeking asset managers for new portfolios.
Michael Falcon is moving to a North American role at the British insurer after eight years at the US asset manager.
Malaysia's Sosco names new chairman; QSuper CIO set to retire; AllFunds makes three key hires in Singapore, Aberdeen Standard Investments makes Japan hires; eVestment appoints Apac sales head and more.
The Hong Kong retirement industry veteran explains the reasons for his departure and says he is open to opportunities in Asia's private pension sector.
Neither Ontario Teachers nor the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan own property in Asia, but that could change as they eye new asset classes in the region.
JP Morgan Asset Management's highly respected Asia chief is to head the North American business of UK insurer Prudential. The US firm is tipped to name an in-house replacement.
The Australian super fund is looking at opportunities in specialised credit segments in the hunt for better yield, its alternatives strategies portfolio manager says.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority believes collaborating with local partners is the best way to invest in real estate, but it remains very picky about who it collaborates with.