Changes at Prudential Corporation Asia were popular among our readers in April, who also showed interest in China's $3 trillion mutual fund market and Australia's super fund mergers.
Aware Super and Conning Asia Pacific have begun mixing new forms of information - such as real-time data - with existing models to better inform their investment decisions.
Australia's retirement funds are increasingly merging to gain scale and investing heft. But these consolidations offer investing challenges that need to be overcome.
Australia's superannuation industry will soon comprise four to five A$200 billion megafunds, with room for a few smaller, niche funds, experts say.
Covid-19 has added new dimensions to infrastructure investments, say the two asset owners, while Aware Super observes that deal complexity has increased.
Following the launch of a new initiative, funds like Cbus and Australian Ethical explain how they are working to reduce their portfolio emissions and engage with investee companies.