The pandemic has revealed allocation weaknesses at some pension funds, and they should consider delegating investing and portfolio structuring decisions, argues Mercer.
As US hostility towards China rises to new highs over the Covid-19 virus, AsianInvestor investigates the increasingly sensitive nature of American institutions investing in China.
Despite a tumultuous start to 2020 and difficulties created by the coronavirus pandemic, investment managers are trying to settle on their strategies for the year.
A link is emerging between pension funds' exposure to alternative investments and their asset growth, according to two recently-released studies.
Asian countries are slowly closing the gap to peers elsewhere in terms of quality of retirement provision, but some regional heavyweights are struggling to progress, shows Mercer research.
Regional pension funds are dialling back on risk after a tough 2018 in which assets shrank, and amid lingering geopolitical uncertainties, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson.