Sustainable investors in Asia are likely to shift away from equities towards sustainable fixed income and alternatives assets, according to the US investment management firm.
The region’s ex-Japan institutional investors bought into securitisation funds and US corporate bonds while cutting stock holdings, according to the latest data from eVestment.
New research by Omfif suggests that leading retirement funds expect to achieve better returns in the future than they did in 2015, despite evidence pointing to the contrary.
Institutional investors in Europe are looking to invest more into emerging market high yield bonds in an effort to boost returns, despite the additional risk they entail.
The China insurer has tactically increased its allocation to China government bonds as yields rebound, its group CIO said in a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor.
Making ESG analysis more focused and core to all investment processes is essential to overcome shortfalls in data and transparency amid growing appetite for bonds that meet sustainability goals, according to a virtual roundtable hosted by Eastspring Investments and AsianInvestor.