With unstable markets and a relatively low yen, the Japanese corporate pension fund faces plenty of challenges — but a multi-pronged investment strategy for next year is taking form.
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The corporate pension fund has seen a relatively good performance in 2022 so far. But the future holds a lot of challenges, its investment director tells AsianInvestor.
The country's defined contribution plans could weather market storms better if they had a wider choice of alternative assets and a stronger focus on rebalancing, say industry experts.
Some of the country’s pension funds are benefiting from years of diversification efforts, although the pandemic’s fallout has made investment execution harder.
A relatively early entry into illiquid assets has offered stability for the Japanese corporate pension fund, although return compromises have been necessary
Geopolitical tensions and a low-interest-rate environment is causing some of the country's asset owners to seek diversification in their investment portfolios.