The insurer's CIO outlines how the firm is positioned after initially losing one-fifth of its assets during the pandemic. Jakarta’s lockdown and the tech share sell-off will test that strategy.
M&G, which incorporates insurer Prudential's UK business, is repatriating Asian equity portfolios from Eastspring, part of Prudential's Asian business, as part of a strategic move.
Having shrunk its active equity and alternative investment teams, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is increasing its focus on passive strategies.
The pandemic underlines the benefits of a TPA model, said executives from Australia’s Cbus and Future Fund and insurer Prudential at a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor and SimCorp.
AIA's Mark Konyn and others said asset owners have been slow to embrace environmental, social and governance measures, but the Covid-19 crisis could change that.
The Islamic insurers’ need to preserve liquidity could leave them well placed to buy equities, once Malaysia finally emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.