The partnership between the Canadian insurer’s asset management arm and ClearView will focus on the decumulation phase of retirement.
The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
London-based Legal & General Retirement Institutional views the region favourably from a macroeconomic and political perspective, says its head of investment solutions.
Tackling Asia’s ageing population demands post-retirement solutions that provide additional income. Schroders Portfolio Solutions Team says a robust solution depends on a framework to address differences in time horizon, certainty and level of income, and risks of outliving assets.
The MPFA is approving fund houses that will be introducing investment products for post retirement, while making other efforts to improve the pension system.
Hong Kong’s mandatory provident fund trustees are facing a backlash for receiving high fee incomes despite offering poor returns and could see pressure to allow withdrawals.
Japan’s retirement system is in need of drastic change, but is the gradual shift to defined-contribution plans just a cop out?
Market experts told the audience of the Thailand Global Investment Forum that financial technology could improve investing advice and wean investors away from fixed income funds.
Fund managers are pushing for Rodrigo Duterte's new government to set up a defined contribution scheme, but others are not convinced about such a move.
Mike Ferrer, managing director of ATR Kim Eng Asset Management, wants to put defined-benefit scheme reform on President Rodrigo Duterte’s agenda.
Eligible asset managers must submit applications by October 31 under the new public pension fund scheme, with the chosen firms to be announced by the end of the year.
Asia-Pacific pension assets expanded slightly last year amid an overall global decline, with China ranking first by five-year growth in dollar terms, finds Willis Towers Watson.