Supported by Asia’s structural growth story, fixed income assets – including Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds – offer investors a potential route to resilient and diversified returns despite the blurry global outlook, according to HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM).
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The South Korean pension fund has calibrated its asset allocation strategy as it braces for an unpredictable second half, its investment chief says.
Taking a passive approach to listed investments is no longer sufficient to ensure satisfactory returns, said the Australian sovereign fund's chief.
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From property-heavy portfolios to those focused on farming and forestry, iwi are most concerned about what is best for their local community.
While keeping its powder dry for the time being, Australia's sovereign fund sees potential in allocations to China.
Commodities and more aggressive alternative strategies are among the options being explored as institutional investors look to counter potential threat.
With inflation high and rising, pension and insurance investors are urged to look more closely at their liability matching investment strategies.
The Dutch pension manager expanded its partnership in the Chinese market in 2019. The latest available data shows the portfolio is growing and doing well.
High hedging costs and a low yen have led Japanese life insurers to focus on domestic government bonds, although declining yields might also prompt them to seek out alternatives.
Although global bonds are experiencing a tumultuous year, with prices in free fall and yields skyrocketing, the low interest rates of the preceding years meant that many Australian super funds have smaller allocations to the asset class.
Global bonds are in their first bear market in a generation. AsianInvestor asks how investors should cope with the unusual situation.