Japan’s third biggest insurance company has shuffled its debt investment team.
In a move that refocuses its product offering and institutional coverage, the US-based asset manager has pared its equity investment capabilities in Asia and the UK.
China appears to have largely fought off the coronavirus, while the US is yet to hit peak contagion. How are investors viewing each market?
What could a prolonged period of zero or near-zero cash rates and low bond yields mean for the valuation of growth-oriented assets and their ability to generate cash flows?
Simple-to-use tools that can reduce business travel have long been available. The coronavirus is forcing us now to use them, and the climate could benefit.
The disease’s outbreak looks set to change the appeal of real assets as it forces a new way of living and working on people amid global lockdown.
With oil-producing countries hit hard by the crude price crash, their state institutions will have to dump liquid assets and, by default, raise private market allocations, say industry experts.
Australia's pension funds brace for withdrawals amid rout; China's CPIC boasted 22.7% AUM increase in 2019; Japan's GPIF to name new head; Korea's NPS estimates recent stock losses at $55bn; Korean investors halt investing in US midstream oil firms and most alternative assets; NZ Super to invest into volatility, despite losing $5.1bn this year and more.
Nine experts share their takes on how institutional investors can best respond to what seems to be a spiralling bond market rout.
The move is seen as unlikely to mean much change for asset owners in Asia Pacific, but fund managers will be keeping a close eye on how it develops.
Global insurers facing double-whammy, on investments and payouts; real estate tech luring capital; Korean instos pouring into stocks; Asian private credit fundraising on rise, bucks trend; Indiana state pension issues EM debt RFP and more.
A Democrat win may negatively hurt US growth, but whether Trump or his blue counterpart win the election, expectations of lower global rates will spark a renewed search for more attractive yields elsewhere. Asia presents opportunities for a yield pickup.
Fund managers are setting the pace in using artificial intelligence as an investment tool, with such technology beyond the budget of even certain large pension plans – for now.
The spread of the coronavirus has led to the usual assortment of hucksters and grifters trying to take advantage; and US Republicans turn to insinuation and slurs against Calpers' CIO.
Saudi Arabia's oil price war against Russia helped trigger a record collapse in asset values. AsianInvestor asked eight experts how investors should navigate the fallout.
An oil price war, a pandemic and fears of a global recession pushed US stocks into their biggest decline since 2008. Asset owners are carefully weighing how best to respond.
AustralianSuper doubles PE, looks to VC as it gains cash inflows; Hesta to build in-house equities team; HKMA to adjust investments to match coronavirus impact; GPIF set to weigh up foreign bonds, partners with Calstrs and Universities Superannuation Scheme to push sustainable investing; coronavirus stokes travel concerns among asset owners and more.
How should investors respond as the US Federal Reserve and other central banks rush to stabilise markets convulsed by the coronavirus outbreak?
Despite the challenging environment, the Canadian pension fund is pushing ahead with ambitious expansion and investment plans in the region.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is a big fish in its target markets. Anne Fossemalle, director of private equity funds, says it has seen an uptick in PE returns.