The biggest life insurer in Taiwan will allocate more capital overseas in contrast to some of its peers and against the local regulator’s wishes.
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The proposed lengthening of its external mandates will make it easier to invest in private equity. The Taiwan pension fund isn't raring to take advantage though.
There will now be no such mandate this year because of the difficulties involved in finding an appropriate benchmark, Taiwan’s biggest state pension fund tells AsianInvestor.
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Taiwan's Bureau for Labor Funds is helping push ESG standards, but the island's investors need topdown regulatory guidance to make the concepts flourish.
The standards are relatively new in Taiwan, but there is enough raw potential among its citizens to support a deeper level of adoption.
Taiwan's largest insurance group defends the industry's high overseas investments as calls grow for insurers to shift their money home.
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Other insurers in Taiwan will most likely follow suit after the recent investment limit on Formosa bonds.
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The world's biggest asset manager will see the executive depart, as its actively managed offshore fund assets shrank this year in Taiwan, even as its local ETF business is thriving.
The domestic portfolio will be split among six managers and issued early next year now that valuations are below their historical averages. Timings will be dictated by global conditions.
Unlike bigger peer Cathay Life, Fubon Life said it might look at investment opportunities in the domestic market as hedging costs rise along with US interest rates.
The Taiwanese state pension fund has issued a request for proposal for an overseas equity portfolio that will employ factor strategies.
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.