Environmental, social and governance (ESG) standardisations are not likely to happen any time soon, but institutional investors are developing their own methods of verification.
Investors are confident in the state of the private capital industry, particularly in real estate and technology-related sectors. A recent report has pointed to Asia as the hottest jurisdiction for future opportunities.
Unsettled issues include greater clarity around ownership and investor protection in the event of disputes with local authorities, though Beijing is making some headway.
Members of the editorial team received multiple accolades at the State Street Institutional Press Awards, including winning Journalist of the Year for pensions coverage.
Most retail investors in Hong Kong and Singapore think their investments will perform worse in the coming 12 months, with the latter group especially pessimistic, finds a new survey.
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority mismanages its $2.8 billion endowment by doing nothing.
The private-equity firm signs agreements with the governments in Shanghai and Chongqing to set up two renminbi-denominated funds of Rmb5 billion each to invest in Chinese companies.
This is one bullet from the grapeshot spread by Credit Suisse demographic analyst Amlan Roy, who also argues that “Bric” is a meaningless concept and that Britain stands at the precipice.
Having named a head of alternatives advice in Australia, the US firm is looking to hire for the same role in Japan, as it re-estimates its model portfolios.
Strategist Aaron Gurwitz explains why 2010 is the time for investors to get exposure to equities and Asian currencies.
There are better ways for institutional investors to gain market exposure, says Peter Ryan-Kane, Asia-Pacific head of portfolio advisory at the investment consultancy.
Russell Investments splits Asia-Pacific into three zones, with Mahendran Nathan in charge of Asean, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan.