Rising lifespans and low fixed-income payments are creating a headache for pension funds. They need to adapt how they invest, even if some lessons run contrary to recent volatility.
Climate change and online hacking could substantially affect the allure of US municipal bonds, despite their current appeal. Asset owners will need to be warier as they invest.
The National Bank of Cambodia has seen its reserves swell by 20% to 30% a year. That’s leading it to invest in US Treasuries but also renminbi bonds and gold.
Family offices in the US are increasingly keen on building investments in Asia and especially China. But doing so can be tricky, which is leading many to seek partners.
Bank Negara has just decided to allow institutional investors to place up to 10% of their assets overseas.
The US-based AIG consortium notified the government yesterday (Wednesday) that it intends to invest as much as W1.1 trillion ($944 million) in Hyundai Investment Trust and Securities.