The largest lifer in Taiwan is confident that it can buffer volatility in the equity market and will pay attention to good investment opportunities in domestic stocks.
It may be too soon to assess the likely effect of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, but investors are taking risk off the table in the short term while they hope for a swift recovery.
Infrastructure projects and private equity funds are among the assets they are looking at to boost investment returns, according to Moody’s, but the supply is constrained.
Asian life insurers are more cautious than global peers about economic risks, according to a new survey. Some, including AIA and FWD, are seeking to diversify their risks in response.
Across Asia and the world, institutional investors are adding private assets to their portfolios. And, increasingly, they are picking out more niche areas. It's understandable but risky.
Giant insurer AIA is inspiring other Hong Kong asset owners to bring their investment practices in line with the global trend.