A combination of relatively strong economic fundamentals and appealing yields is attracting the attention of asset owners in the region and beyond.
The reinsurance company benefited from a surge in equity prices from late March, only to shift one-fifth of its portfolio into defensive, short-term gilts in August. Its CIO explains why.
The sovereign wealth fund has become more cautious about private asset investing, worried that they may struggle to outperform its reference benchmark, net of an illiquidity premium.
The National Bank of Cambodia has seen its reserves swell by 20% to 30% a year. That’s leading it to invest in US Treasuries but also renminbi bonds and gold.
AIA’s group CIO said at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit that there's now a “massive gravitational pull towards passive” since active managers aren't proactive enough.
The A$33 billion ($22 billion) superannuation fund continues to seek renewable assets, but mounting competition could introduce more volatility into Hostplus’s infrastructure portfolio.