Investors across the Asia Pacific region are becoming more selective in their asset choices, with long-term capital growth, diversification and sustainability playing key roles in where, why and how they allocate in 2021, according to an exclusive survey by AsianInvestor and S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI).
Sales of ETFs to Asian institutions continue to grow, but most are looking to international products. The region's regulators need to cut the rules limiting ETFs to grow, say experts.
The Japanese pension fund’s actively managed foreign-equity investments outperformed the far larger amounts being managed passively. Should it take active investing more seriously?
In an environment where investing in a few large cap stocks is the key to outperformance, fund managers who are truly active and still outperform will gain appeal, industry experts say.
Covid-19 has caused heavy volatility in global stock markets, with more likely in the second half of 2020. Could it allow active investors to shine, versus their cheaper index peers?
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.