Mainland insurers will continue handing out mandates for alternatives and equity portfolios, despite Beijing's new solvency rules monitoring their risk exposure, heard an AsianInvestor forum.
AIA's China CIO expects mainland insurers to pour up to Rmb200 billion into Hong Kong equities, after the regulator said it would not view Stock Connect investments as foreign allocations.
Uncertainty over the RMB exchange rate and ‘embarrassing’ A-share volatility is forcing insurers’ hands, hears an AsianInvestor forum. Panellists mull when they will move offshore?
The Chinese insurer is exploring when and how to make its first offshore allocations. It is likely to use investment consultants to help it make any substantial moves.
Larry Wan, chief investment officer, Zhongrong Life Insurance
Inexperience, fear of failure and China’s correlation with growth markets are among the hurdles, finds AsianInvestor's forum. We hear what insurers want from external managers.