Beset by a lacklustre equity market, Indonesia's relatively buoyant bond market has become practically the only option for its yield-hungry domestic investors.
The Indonesia Investment Authority continues to push ahead with allocations to infrastructure projects while developing new strategic alliances with institutions across the region.
Strong member inflows to the social security fund are held in time deposits for a lack of alternatives. The investment team is building a case for a much wider mandate.
Pressure on companies does pay off, as Asia's largest utilities companies cooperate with investor demand for action on decarbonisation, a recently released report says.
Consistent growth in assets under management means the pension fund needs to find different routes to invest, says its director of investment development.
Indonesia's emergence as a leading player in IPOs, driven by its abundant battery metal reserves and promising green energy sector, is also prompting speculation on its shifting investor perception and economic potential.
Investors have been slow to direct capital towards nature and biodiversity preservation. Blended finance offers a potential solution to the funding problem, says a newly released report.
Arief Budiman says the sovereign wealth fund is on the lookout for more opportunities in renewable energy and highlights key focus areas for green investments.
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The country's strategic sovereign wealth fund, Indonesia Investment Authority, was instrumental in driving investments, particularly in infrastructure and green energy transition, a report said.
The drive to develop an electric vehicle ecosystem in Indonesia will require advancing battery technology, a spokesperson for the sovereign wealth fund said.
Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and home to tech success stories like GoTo and Bukalapak, but thanks to the market’s size and scale, we are only at the very beginning of its start-up story.