A senior executive at the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform has said that market cap investment indices are no longer fit for purpose.
European property is out of vogue with Asian investors like Australian super funds, while US and Asia remain attractive, say experts.
New Zealand’s sovereign fund is on the lookout for investment opportunities in global property despite sharp falls in investor allocations to the sector in Asia.
The New Zealand sovereign fund continues its allocation to one of the biggest growth sectors in the local economy.
Several Australian superannuation funds have completed their mergers; lawmakers have filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine sovereign wealth fund; and more.
Even as regulators crack down on the practice, accurately estimating the environmental and social impact of an investment remains challenging.
Uptake is still small by Western standards and prioritises short- over long-term allocation.
Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund scheme gets three more investment options; Korea's National Pension Service reportedly has two frontrunners to head its investment operations; new report says asset owners around the world are passively invested in companies that might be involved in Uyghur Muslims repression in China’s Xinjiang region; and more.
Rather than creating buckets of assets, a paper suggests it may be more appropriate to think of a portfolio in terms of growth, yield and inflation protection.
Despite a strong performance this year, investors are still guarded about increasing allocations to factor investing strategies
Women in private equity tend to hit a glass ceiling at the VP level, with only 2% in Asia Pacific being promoted to principal level compared to 20% of men, according to new McKinsey research.
Asset mix remains steady as real assets, factor investing and credit allocations outperform.