Investors and consultants have called for greater disclosure of ESG information by Asian real estate fund managers even as ESG reporting in Asia shows signs of growth.
Asset owners and fund managers intend to invest more into multi-family real estate across Asia and the US, as more young people forced to rent instead of buying expensive houses.
AustralianSuper, Aware Super and Cbus continue to be optimistic about equity returns after posting their best performance in decades, even as half of Australia goes under lockdown.
Chief investment officer Sue Brake says the Australian sovereign wealth fund is eyeing private markets as it navigates a way through the 'new paradigm' left in the wake of Covid.
Record low borrowing costs in Australia are feeding demand for the country's real estate, with domestic and global investors raising their allocations into the sector.
As Covid restrictions continue to put the bite on travel, Australia's superannuation funds are seeing mileage in spending big on communications and digital infrastructure.