Rates are headed north, but other factors - such as organisational mandates and sustainability - need to be considered, say top investment executives from HSBC Life and the Indonesian Investment Authority.
The sovereign wealth fund posted a 19% time-weighted rate of return on its commercial fund despite expectations of a negative return.
Asset owners can boost returns through alternative allocation, the head of alternatives at the Brunei Investment Agency says, as she takes on an expanded role.
The fund's chief investment officer used an appearance at this week's Asian Financial Forum to highlight CIC's approach to sustainable investing
A Global SWF report reveals how SOIs are tailoring their portfolios around Covid-19 to find alpha in venture capital and real estate.
Besides carbon transition, renewable energy, energy efficiency technologies, and carbon credit markets are other key allocations for these asset owners.
The New Zealand sovereign fund is set to announce several new deals by March 2022.
Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
The SWF also aims to review and update its negative investing list on a regular basis to prevent systemic risk.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), in particular, is likely to deepen its reach, having already boosted its A-share holdings in the first half of the year.
While the average hedge fund asset allocation by public pension funds has been on the decline due to concerns with low performance and high fees, interest from Canada’s largest pension fund remains strong.
Nuclear power generation is yet to gain global traction as a fossil fuel alternative, although new funds are appearing. The challenge now? Getting institutional asset owners to engage.