Rising demand for ESG-themed funds has led to the development of indices with sustainability components.
Tactical global investors are anticipating a possible unwinding of the trend of US equities outperforming the rest of the world, amid speculation that the dollar will weaken further.
Amid Australia's first recession in 30 years, the sovereign wealth fund said it rebalanced private assets and used FX, interest rate and duration exposures, but still recorded a loss.
The industry regulator may want Chinese insurance firms to reduce risk in their investment portfolios, but it seems to be sending mixed messages.
Some asset owners in the region are reducing riskier assets, while more investors around the world are planning to increase their allocations to government bonds.
As insurers seek new methods of securing returns amid the 'lower forever' environment that is setting in, they are assessing various risk premia within the context of capital charges and new accounting rules.