The $200 billion pension fund is balancing exposure to the surging Taiwan stock market with further steps towards ESG integration.
Weekly investor roundup: GPIF posts 1% return for Q2; Taiwan pension funds' returns rebound after 5% loss
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.