The country's debut university endowment would likely replicate GPIF’s investment portfolio, but some experts are sceptical that it can meet its return target while avoiding risky assets.
The country has a huge current account surplus and foreign reserves, which would help it to establish its own sovereign wealth fund, if it wishes. What's standing in the way?
While most big Japanese insurers are maintaining their allocation to domestic stocks, Dai-ichi Life has said that it will slash its interest rate and equity risk by 20% by March 2024.
Investors' interest in the mutual market access scheme is muted, but the Chinese securities regulator is already mulling a new connect programme with Singapore.
Tax reform is part of the Suga administration's latest moves to lure financial firms away from Hong Kong, but it will still be a long way to build itself as a global financial centre.
After earlier signs of weakening Asia's ESG fund flows leapt up in the third quarter. Japan, Taiwan and South Korea registered particularly strong demand, according to Morningstar.