AsianInvestor picks 20 individuals who have helped guide the region's asset owners to greater sophistication over the past 20 years, in no particular order. We begin with Mark Konyn of AIA and Paul Costello, formerly of NZ Super and Future Fund.
While the fund suffered negative growth over the 11 months of the most recent financial year, it will keep using its passive reference portfolio to benchmark its active investments.
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The sovereign wealth fund is considering a rebalancing of its passive reference portfolio, but its long term investment targets may be less impacted by current coronavirus concerns.
New Zealand Super uses its passive reference portfolio as a form of investment strategy as well as benchmark. David Iverson, head of asset allocation, explains.
With active funds failing to impress in the current bear markets, regional institutional investors look set to keep relying on passive funds – with the odd exception.