While leading asset owners point to the global economic slowdown and rising inflation, real estate, in the right sectors, can still offer an effective hedge against inflation.
By cutting exposure to public equities, Asia family offices have managed to dodge some of the damage from market downturns that hit their European and Middle Eastern counterparts.
Despite an existing and sizeable allocation to China public equities, the second-largest pension fund in the US is looking to appoint specialist fund managers.
US asset managers are choosing expensive growth shares over cheaper value equities amid recession fears. Are Asian investors doing the same?
The Ohio attorney general together with PFA Pension will co-lead the consolidated effort to recover millions of dollars in investor losses on Facebook (Meta) plunge.
Pension fund investors in the region are looking at greater diversification and at more sustainable investing in response to the complexities of the global capital markets, according to a new report from Mercer.
Emerging market equities have fallen for most of 2022. But an improving regulatory outlook in China and Russia’s removal from major benchmark indices are reattracting investor attention, suggesting that any early optimism may have been delayed, not derailed.
Green infrastructure developments could provide new stimulus to China’s slowing economy in the second half of 2022, but investors are also keeping an eye out for policy support.
Supply chain shocks, rising inflation, and the ongoing Russian assault on Ukraine prompt investors to prepare for an economic environment of stagflation.
The Canadian pension fund continues to expand its presence in the Asia Pacific, with a broad focus on infrastructure, real estate, equities and innovation in Australia, India and China.
An impending series of interest rate increases and the deterioration in relations between Russia and the West over Ukraine have worried investors in recent weeks, hence the volatility in US equities in particular.
Despite strong GDP growth, Singapore’s equities lag developed market benchmarks, and valuations remain high, but experts expect more normalisation of the economy across Asean markets in 2022.