The US fund manager is shifting emphasis from a macro to a stock-selection approach, highlighting opportunities in specific sectors.
The Vietnamese firm will establish open-ended funds this year through its local subsidiary, as foreign asset managers await approval to do so, amid a raft of other reforms.
What public policies are required to accommodate our greying populations? In part one of a four-part series, specialists consider pension reform.
Hong KongÆs Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has promoted two of its executive directors to COO.
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US-based TIAA’s investment arm is ramping up its Asia presence after posting a record regional inflow of assets this year, its global CEO and Asia head tell AsianInvestor.
BlackRock appoints first China private credit head; Nikko AM names head of consultant relations; Standard Chartered's global private banking head leaves in restructuring; Pictet WM hires fund specialist from UBS; RBC WM appoints new head of investments for Asia and international; Indosuez hires new COO; Natixis names three Taiwan executives; and more.
The US dollar is currently strong, but economic weakness, minimal rates and a large and rising debt burden could cause it to weaken. How will that affect how asset owners invest?
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have struck a $1.25 billion partnership with Asian infrastructure developer Equis that is seen as bold and smart.
Beyond the pandemic and trade tensions, underlying developments in China may have transformative implications on companies in Asia and frame how investors look at Asian equities going forward, including up and coming small caps.
China’s domestic private equity (PE) market has grown rapidly in the past ten years offering a range of opportunities with tremendous growth potential. Yet without the right fund structure, international investors simply can’t access many of the most exciting deals. Jun Qian, Head of Investments China and General Manager for Schroder Adveq explains.
AustralianSuper hires property head in London amid buildout; Cbus appoints first chief IT officer; Pictet opens Shanghai WFOE, names head; AMP Capital appoints Rebekah Swan as NZ head of clients; Milford AM names sustainable investment head, senior analyst; VC firm QED hires India/SE Asia head; and more.
Investment experts were not surprised by chief executive Carrie Lam's policy address focus on China-focused wealth management, but some feel the goal to expand Reits is promising.
Making ESG analysis more focused and core to all investment processes is essential to overcome shortfalls in data and transparency amid growing appetite for bonds that meet sustainability goals, according to a virtual roundtable hosted by Eastspring Investments and AsianInvestor.
A China equities allocation makes sense when considering global growth, consumerism, foreign investment and the potential for higher returns. As an institutional investor or investment professional, being exposed to China has traditionally been an ancillary outcome of a decision to own emerging market (EM) equities. However, we believe there are potential return and risk benefits from considering China as an independent allocation.