Raphael Arndt, CEO of the Future Fund, said high asset prices are forcing his organisation to build liquidity and consider lower returns. He also worries about rising income inequality.
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.
State-linked asset owners in Asia are slated to add more equities as they shift towards managing the asset class internally over the medium-term, a new survey by Invesco shows.
Sino-US trade tensions and rising defaults won't scare off foreign investment in the onshore China bond market just yet − not with index inclusion looming and more tax incentives.
The sovereign wealth fund plans to utilise its global sourcing network to access private equity and other illiquid assets to boost returns within a conservative risk framework.
New CEO Matt Whineray tells AsianInvestor about his priorities as he assumes the role on a permanent basis.