Australia's third-largest pension fund to stay active in Japanese equities; Thornburg IM loses QLDP license in China; INA inks deal with Pollination; Philippines's SSS narrows investment losses in 2022; and more.
Although GPIF and Chikyoren saw returns above 9% in the second quarter of calendar 2023, some asset categories delivered returns below benchmark indexes for the two public pension behemoths.
AsianInvestor presents a round-up of key developments at the region's asset owners over the past seven days.
Led by the Japanese pension fund, other regional institutional investors are being encouraged to provide more detailed emissions data for their property assets and map out decarbonisation pathways.
The world’s largest pension fund gains from the early 2023 markets recovery, salvaging its financial year result and ending its longest negative performance run.
The Singapore and Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth funds complete takeover of US industrial and logistics real estate business; Malaysian sovereign wealth fund spearheads green investment platform aiming to attract domestic and overseas investments; Japan's GPIF hires firm to evaluate the fair value of its infrastructure portfolio; and more.
AsianInvestor has identified 20 outstanding executives who are driving forward the region's pension industry. This time, we feature executives from Indonesia's BPJS Ketenagakerjaan and Japan's GPIF.
Singapore's central bank denies media claims about issuing a directive to banks to avoid discussing the origins of wealth inflows; world's largest pension fund invests in a gender diversity index; and more.
Mirae Asset hires former BlackRock executive for China role; Ex-HKMA chief joins Web3 institute; GPIF's former RE head joins CapitaLand; Janus Henderson hires sales management director; Aviva Investors hires for APAC client team; and more.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan pauses direct investing in private assets in China; Japan's Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance and venture capital firm establish fund; GIC and Oak Street close $15 billion REIT acquisition; and more.
While domestic stocks provided a ray of light, the US dollar’s slide versus the yen in late 2022 hit the value of foreign assets, newly released data from the Japanese state pension fund shows.
Japan's state pension fund announced changes to its manager lineup for active foreign equities with 19 new mandates; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund may see a double-digit rebound in 2023; and more.