Survey shows institutions see two key macroeconomic risks to their asset allocation strategies over the next 6-12 months.
While the situation has improved from five years ago, progress is very slow and the biggest laggards on gender diversity are some of Asia's biggest economies, a newly-released report by OMFIF shows.
This month, AsianInvestor is running a series of stories on the decisions driving the fixed income choices of institutional investors as 10-year US treasuries drop further below zero.
Nearly one third of central banks plan to increase their holdings of the Chinese currency over the upcoming 12-24 months, survey from a central banking think tank found.
Central banks and financial supervisors are failing to integrate risks from nature loss, which may undercut a sustainable financial system, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature.
Chinese assets and illiquid alternatives such as real estate are expected to be focuses for sovereign investors in the coming years, according to Invesco.
Reserve managers in Asia and elsewhere aim to relax their investment guidelines amid the pandemic fallout, with an eye on assets such as EM stocks and private equity, say experts.
State-linked asset owners in Asia are slated to add more equities as they shift towards managing the asset class internally over the medium-term, a new survey by Invesco shows.
Reserve managers have undergone a “revolution” of investment diversification, and their yield hunt is expected to continue, with Asia leading the way.
After the Fed's first rate hike of 2018, we asked economists and investment strategists how aggressive the pace of rate hikes can get and the implications for Asian assets.
With poor gender balance numbers at global institutions, the quality of decision-making could be compromised by the lack of different perspectives, said the survey's researchers.
Central bank heads could be replaced in China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan in the coming three months. Whether the incumbents stay or not, all four face important policy challenges.