The lira has plummeted and concerns have grown over Turkey's external financing needs. We asked four experts which other emerging markets could be dragged down with it.
T. Rowe Price caps Asia buildout with reshuffle; Transamerica Life Bermuda appoints Singapore CEO; BNP Paribas WM loses China market head; Susi Partners names Asia investment head; Point72 loses portfolio manager, and more
Could Britain’s young but fast-growing National Employment Savings Trust be a useful model for defined-contribution schemes in Asia? The fund's deputy CIO spoke about how it invests.
Copper prices have fallen sharply of late as growing trade friction and slowing China growth have dragged on demand. Is it a sign of more trouble to come? We asked five experts.
Last week the Swiss firm halted dealing in its absolute return bond funds after suspending the products’ lead manager, in a move that has sparked concern about such strategies.
AMG opens in Japan, appoints adviser; Rothschild WM closes Singapore office; EFG rings changes; Khazanah names new chair, MD and board; APG's new global CIO; Pimco names Taiwan GM; Vontobel names head of IM for Asia; Investec AM's SE Asia head, and more.
British investors appear well ahead of many of their Asian peers on employing environmental, social and governance concepts, particularly in respect of climate risk.
The $118 billion pension fund has made the hire as it closes in on opening an office in Hong Kong or Singapore, with other North American asset owners making similar moves.
PwC launches Apac property desk; Mobius Capital adds analysts; Franklin Templeton's new EM portfolio manager; Khazanah board offers to quit; Aviva names Australia client solutions director; Credit Suisse names new Australia PB head, and more.
Defined-benefit pension funds in the UK are cutting equity positions in the active space, but adding private debt in their hunt for alpha.
Some retirement funds are working more with fund managers and boosting their in-house capabilities in the areas of quantitative investments and data analysis.
Asian pension funds should keep an eye on big changes taking place in the UK's retirement industry, including a portfolio de-risking trend and a rising focus on cashflow-driving investing.
Sovereign wealth funds may have hit ‘peak allocation’ to illiquid assets, for now at least, but are increasingly making non-core private investments, finds new research.
The $151 billion pension fund’s CIO explains the rationale behind big changes in areas such as investment insourcing and equities allocation.
Fidelity International's Asia head retires; Aberdeen Standard PE specialist leaves; Manulife AM's Asia wealth and AM chief exits; LaSalle IM's strategic partnerships head to leave and more.
After six months marked by market volatility, monetary tightening policies and rising trade tensions, we asked four experts about the worst situation investors could face in the second half of 2018.
Investment professionals comment on the departures of Boris Johnson and David Davis this week. This has sparked yet more uncertainty, but could UK credit be a good bet?
The regional equity market rout looks to have further to run given widespread worries over the impact of the escalating US-led trade war and other factors.
A senior fund manager's departure will herald increased responsibility for the Asian equities team led by Ng Soo Nam.
HSBC's UK retirement scheme is increasing its quasi-passive exposure, reflecting a trend among its peers. Their approach may interest Asian investors drawn to smart beta.