High-quality ESG data is in demand, but frustration and impatience with the investment industry’s lacklustre solutions have nudged many to spearhead their own efforts.
HSBC Asset Management’s global CEO told AsianInvestor that he sees surging demand from asset owners for stakes in China's green transition, especially alternative investments in renewable energy and climate tech.
The attraction to Asian private credit continues as the region offers increasing opportunities amid an improving legal and regulatory environment.
Five of the largest pension funds in Canada were questioned on their exposure to China by a parliamentary committee of the Canadian government earlier this month.
The plan to make Australia a renewable energy superpower featured heavily throughout this year’s Federal Budget — which translates into opportunities to attract more capital from asset owners and the private sector.
As asset owners emerge blinking in the daylight of the post-Covid reality, private markets and technology are offering the best way forward, two reports say.
Allocations to regional real estate halved in the first three months of 2023, with those to China down one-third.
India is projected to surpass, or may have already surpassed, China as the world's most populous country this year. Will this translate into more opportunities for investment?
The creation of a custom index tracking publicly listed niche real estate sectors show an interest for more specific investments and an active approach within a passives strategy.
Market dislocations and black swan events in recent years have left institutional investors with few safe havens in public markets, rekindling their interest in hedge funds.
The White House is reportedly planning to issue "unprecedented" rules for American firms on investments in China's tech sector around the G7 summit scheduled for May 19. AsianInvestor takes a pulse check of how this could affect investment flows to the region.
We showcase AsianInvestor's best interviews with asset owners in April -- all of which had a distinct flavour of ESG and sustainability.