While leading asset owners point to the global economic slowdown and rising inflation, real estate, in the right sectors, can still offer an effective hedge against inflation.
As the themes associated with ESG take centre stage across the globe, investors are demanding discernible and measurable impacts from asset managers, explains Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM).
The rising demand for long-duration and high-quality green bonds is set to drive the growth of China’s green assets and expedite onshore ESG development.
AXA Hong Kong's Richard Chan has joined FTLife in Hong Kong as chief investment and asset and liability management officer.
Brighter Super - the $31 billion Australian superannuation fund - is switching to passive managers as market and regulation fears mount.
Japan’s depreciating yen made the reopening of the country’s borders inevitable. While the move will allow dealmaking to be smoother, new overseas investments will be a costly affair for Japanese asset owners.
Stewardship and other sustainability principles have become key criteria in manager selection now, the chief investment officers at NTUC Income and Singlife said.
By cutting exposure to public equities, Asia family offices have managed to dodge some of the damage from market downturns that hit their European and Middle Eastern counterparts.