Pension fund investors are in for a shock, with global equity market falls reducing their assets. There are a few ways they can react to minimise falls and maximise returns.
AustralianSuper CIO warns of low returns; China brings forward lifting of foreign ownership limits; GPIF reports profit; Korea Post, APG invest in property debt; EPF eyes UK property; GIC, Mid East SWFs focus on Asia; global SWFs up bond exposure; and more.
Hostplus teams up for PE; NPS pressured on governance; EPF, Kwap keen to make more overseas investments; GIC takes a liking to Brazil; FWD in talks with SCB over life insurance business acquisition, and more.
The Malaysian pension fund's sign-up to the UN principles further boosts Malaysia's attempts to improve levels of corporate governance and transparency.
Future Fund posts 2018 gains, Korea Post seeks infra managers; BLF shortlists 10 managers for EM equity mandate; Washington State pension fund to create HK-based property investment manager, and more.
The Malaysian pension fund is keen to expand its overseas and private markets exposure, but is waiting for more favourable global market conditions.