Institutions in Australia and Japan are making good progress on achieving targets for gender parity, but there is still work to do in the region, including in Hong Kong.
Raphael Arndt, CEO of the Future Fund, said high asset prices are forcing his organisation to build liquidity and consider lower returns. He also worries about rising income inequality.
The encouraging news about an effective Covid-19 vaccine has strengthened investors’ belief in the recovery prospects of the region's economies and financial markets.
Amid Australia's first recession in 30 years, the sovereign wealth fund said it rebalanced private assets and used FX, interest rate and duration exposures, but still recorded a loss.
AsianInvestor profiles our pick of asset owner executives across the region from the past two decades. Here we feature Raphael Arndt of Future Fund and Hiromichi Mizuno of GPIF.
AsianInvestor picks 20 individuals who have helped guide the region's asset owners to greater sophistication over the past 20 years, in no particular order. We begin with Mark Konyn of AIA and Paul Costello, formerly of NZ Super and Future Fund.