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.
Asian pension funds need to work twice as hard, especially in governance for investment oversight, to keep pushing for greater portfolio diversification and resilience in order to fulfil their fiduciary duty to an ageing population.
In August 2018, Ping An Insurance stated it would lower its share of stocks in its portfolio as it aimed to adhere to IFRS 9. Its interim report released August 24 shows that the insurer has delivered on that promise.
PineBridge Investments’ Elizabeth Soon, head of Asia ex-Japan equity, Cynthia Chen, equity portfolio manager, and Arthur Lau, head of Asia ex-Japan fixed income make a case for the region offering investors stability that may be lacking elsewhere amid global tumult.
Having made its first negative quarterly return in two years at the end of FY2021, the world's largest pension fund plans to adapt to a changed investment landscape.
As the global economy decelerates after major shocks this year, investors must address both opportunities and threats in volatile and changing markets.
Will the Federal Reserve’s move to raise interest rates and tighten policy aggressively hamper the economic recovery in Asia? What impact will it have on equity and fixed income asset classes?
Taiwanese equity technology funds draw new capital for the seventh quarter as investors turn selective on fixed income funds.
It's been a tough year for China's tech sector as it wrangles with punitive central government policies, but asset managers are scenting a fire sale in what they see as underpriced stocks.
Following a dismal 2021 performance, Chinese equities have rallied so far this year, as investors begin moving into sectors that were previously untouchable due to an uncertain regulatory outlook.
IHS Markit research points to better dividends but a lower payout ratio.
Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund recorded investment losses for 2021 as local and mainland Chinese equities underperformed, but experts eye other headwinds for the coming year.