China’s former central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan has spoken in favour of letting pension funds invest overseas, a sign senior officials are considering such a move.
China's central bank posted an article this week saying that Shenzhen Connect would launch this year, raising hopes among investors. But the document turned out to be some six months old.
CSRC chairman Xiao Gang and Hong Kong's Laura Cha say mutual recognition of funds is imminent, following yesterday's unveiling of the linking of the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock markets.
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German firm launches bankruptcy proceedings against Evergrande.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Future Fund appoints Toby Johnston as chief economist; GIC hires tech head from Credit Suisse; MAS adds Alvin Tan and Ng Wai King as board members; SoftBank promotes four managing partners; Mercer appoints Helen Leung and Kevin Jeffrey to the Hong Kong office; Haitong appoints head of investment strategy from UBS; and more
Inflation or stagflation? Rising prices have sent worries across the market. Investors want to be fully geared with the right assets in the portfolio.
NZ Super names head of portfolio investments; LGIAsuper CIO to depart; Fidelity Apac CIO to join Artemis; Willis Towers Watson expands investments team in Australia; Aviva Investors names real estate MD; UBS fixed-income portfolio managers to exit; Maitri adds investment counsellor; and more.
The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.
Over the next 12 months, investors in Asia will likely contend with a fast-moving investment landscape shaped by China’s increasing focus on sustainability alongside the tenor of macroeconomic policies and the path of inflation. PineBridge Investments’ specialists offer their views on what investors can expect in 2022 and the opportunities arising from this confluence of changes.
The SWF also aims to review and update its negative investing list on a regular basis to prevent systemic risk.
Big shifts such as consolidations among asset managers will likely happen in the burgeoning private debt markets in Asia. How should global asset owners tap into the private credit boom?
Asian investors including Aware Super, LGIAsuper, NZ Super and an Asian insurer have been increasing their allocations to Europe’s residential property sector this year.