AustralianSuper will double its staff in London and grow New York office to 80; Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund to put great emphasis on ESG in manager selection; GPIF publishes list of companies with "excellent TCFD disclosures"; Nippon Life Insurance sets 2030 interim targets for greenhouse gas emission reduction in the investment portfolio; and more.
Taiwanese equity technology funds draw new capital for the seventh quarter as investors turn selective on fixed income funds.
The $200 billion pension fund is balancing exposure to the surging Taiwan stock market with further steps towards ESG integration.
Japan's GPIF posted 0.98% investment return in the second quarter ended September; Taiwanese pension funds overseen by BLF report 5.75% return for the first nine months of 2021; Abu Dhabi Growth Fund signs agreement with Indonesia Investment Authority; OTPP allocates 25% stake in road infrastructure in India; and more.
The Taiwanese pension fund manager has evolved a smart beta strategy that has showed its worth in a variety of market conditions. The key to success? Rotation.
Institutional investors like Cathay Life Insurance find offshore bonds increasingly attractive, while foreign buyers flee Asian equity markets.
The results posted by the Bureau of Labor Funds (BLF) in Taiwan fell short of the benchmark index, and one analyst urges more to be done particularly after last year’s scandal.
Taiwan's largest pension is taking a conservative approach in the current Covid climate, announcing fewer new mandates and potentially delaying renewals to maturing ones.
Chief executive Eddie Yue highlights the urgency of providing greener banking system, and explains how Hong Kong could help Chinese green bonds issuers.
Regulators and investors are gearing up to integrate ESG factors in their investment processes this year.
The country's second-largest life insurer plans a higher allocation to domestic equities and real estate assets. It also intends to focus its attention on US debt.
The island's life insurers are expected to sell more foreign-currency insurance policies and further lift their overseas investments when a government proposal is implemented.