Concerns about inflation and interest rate developments create a wide range of approaches for the coming year, an outlook survey shows.
MPFA Chairman's term extended; Prudential HK hires responsible investment manager; Muzinich names Asia CEO; LaSalle IM reshuffles Japan team; PGIM appoints institutional relations head for Australia, New Zealand; Natixis IM gets regional head of equity; and more.
Unisuper add to private markets team; HKEX makes three appointments; Natixis IM's APAC head changes role; Allspring opens HK office; Leo Wealth makes Singapore acquisition; and more.
Although developed markets are expected to outperform, the Asia Pacific region also holds appeal for many institutional investors, a 2023 investment outlook survey shows.
Cbus promotes Ros Mckay to head of responsible investment; Family Office Association Hong Kong elects Angel Chia as new chair; Manulife IM promotes Elvin Tharm; HSBC Asset Management APAC head of institutional sales relocates to Singapore; Natixis sustainable hire joins from BNP Paribas AM; and more
As the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, equity markets are expected to follow suit, although investors are divided on which markets to focus.
It may be too soon to assess the likely effect of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, but investors are taking risk off the table in the short term while they hope for a swift recovery.
The French fund house is expanding institutional client coverage, says its Asia head, citing business growth in segments such as insurance and superannuation funds.
Natixis's acquisition of MV Credit shows how asset managers are bulking up their private market capabilities as investor demand grows for non-traditional, higher-yielding assets.
High US equity market valuations remain a big concern for Asian investors but it remains their favourite region for allocating overseas, according to experts.
Jerome Powell, the next chairman of the US Federal Reserve, should continue the policies of current head Janet Yellen, which should ensure a good Asia outlook, experts say.
The regional chief of the French fund manager explains why it made the latest move in a spate of M&A taking place among active asset managers across the globe.