At the heart of Islamic bonds or sukuk is the idea of responsible investing, little wonder, then, that it should be finding its place in the world of sustainable investment.
AmInvest scooped AsianInvestor's Fund House of the Year Awards for Malaysia, reflecting its breadth and depth of experience and expertise across asset classes and strategies.
The consolidation of Khazanah's commercial and strategic funds will simplify the structure of the sovereign wealth fund but the verdict is out on whether reporting will be more transparent.
The sovereign wealth fund posted a 19% time-weighted rate of return on its commercial fund despite expectations of a negative return.
Hazman Hilmi Sallahuddin has been made Kwap's new chief investment officer.
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Proposed changes to how Malaysian GLICs operate should clarify what their mandates are meant to achieve but risk putting pressure on returns, say observers
Malaysia’s largest pension fund went through a thorough self-analysis before adopting public ESG portfolio goals. Its former chief executive explains how.
The sovereign wealth fund has replaced Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, making it the latest government-linked investment company to change its leader.
As more institutions integrate data into their investment processes, the challenge now is making sense of the data, panellists said.
Experts say the recent changes of chief executives at state investment funds PNB, EPF and Kwap all have similar explanations, with Khazanah potentially being next.
Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund has been hit especially hard by Covid-19, to the extent that its chief executive and more of its overseas offices are seen as under threat.