According to the report, institutional investors should look for exposure to blockchain technology and its applications, since cryptocurrencies are neither currency nor precious metal substitute.
Diversification and increasing exposure to alternatives has become a core strategy for insurance investors, but what does this mean against the ever-changing macro backdrop? Hong Kong’s leading insurance investors will gather in person and discuss how to position portfolios for success.
The Dutch pension fund says it will push for improvements in ESG practices of its portfolio companies in South Korea and Japan with active engagement, including lobbying the government and the media and using its voting rights.
The environmental impact of investment portfolios dominated headlines in 2021, but institutions will only increase their risk if they fail to address the social and governance principles of ESG as well, according to New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund.
The Australian superannuation fund expects opportunities for currency trading as a result of the Chinese government rolling out measures to grow the economy.
Institutional investors that make private equity deals should also consider change-based targets to complement levels-based targets because of shorter-term horizons, according to a WEF whitepaper.
For asset owners and managers, sustainable long-term investing has evolved from divestment to active ownership strategies that foster better business practices.
From allocating capital to ESG portfolios to supporting businesses in transition, institutional investors have the power to move the needle in the global quest for a decarbonised economy.
Digital infrastructure and renewables are at the heart of the Canadian pension fund’s Asia strategy — not to mention key sectors for anticipated Asian demand.
GIC doesn't insist on the most up-to-date ESG data before investing in a target, as long as it has the potential to improve how it measures its risks in the area.
ETFs tracking technology themes received the largest share of fund flows over 2021, as China takes third place in thematic fund market size behind Europe and the US.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC takes up 49.9% stake in Wee Hur’s student housing portfolio in Australia; China's Sunshine Insurance reportedly looking to list on HKEX in potentially the largest IPO of the year; New China Insurance issues a warning that its first-quarter profit might decline 70%; and Temasek sends stern warning on corporate governance to portfolio companies; and more