Insurers, pension funds and other regional investors are taking a pragmatic approach to investing, striving to add more risk, diversify and award mandates virtually.
Insurers, pensions and other asset owners in Asia favour G3 bonds for tactical exposure but plan to avoid emerging market equities, finds AsianInvestor's quarterly survey.
The pessimism of many Asian high-profile insurers, pension funds and other institutions is reflected in their tactical allocation plans. As uncertainty rises, they lack clear convictions.
Nearly 40 pension plans, sovereign funds, insurers and endowments indicate their outlooks and asset preferences for the coming months. G3 bonds and private debt are looking popular.
In a new Quarterly Sentiment Indicator of asset owners, AsianInvestor gathered the views of 36 insurers about their investment outlook and strategy for the coming months.