As ESG considerations continue to be integrated more deeply into investment decisions, two insurance CIOs weigh in on whether investors have to tradeoff some returns to achieve sustainability.
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Singapore's sovereign wealth fund sees a clearer picture for Chinese tech investments; Korean state pension fund is estimated to run dry by 2055; and more.
The manager of the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund has concerns about the number of women occupying top corporate roles in Japan; insurance giant AIA is diving into China’s commercial property sector with a stake in a retail-office complex; and more.
It's better to incorporate a sustainability agenda in portfolios than simply divesting, the insurer's sustainability head for Malaysia says. Frameworks are key to achieve this.
With the ongoing CPC Party Congress this week, AsianInvestor revisits the investment community’s expectations of the previous congress in 2017, and assesses current sentiments.
Malaysia’s KWAP aims to increase its overseas investments; Singapore’s GIC will take a majority stake in luxury beach resort group; Korea's KIC posted double-digit returns for the first half of 2022.
On top of having to deal with standard changes, insurers in the Asia Pacific have also had to manage a new paradigm shift in asset classes.
Weekly investors roundup; Middle East SWFs target Indian edtech; NPS invests in sustainable credit; Allianz eyes China JV
Abu Dhabi and Qatar sovereign wealth funds eye Indian education technology firm; Korea's NPS commits capital to Blackstone Credit’s sustainable credit platform; Allianz in talks with Chinese banks to set up a majority-owned asset management venture; and more.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority appoints heads of alternatives and Asia Pacific; AXA Hong Kong and Macau promotes head of investment and solutions; the Philippine Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) elects president; AIA Singapore appoints chief partnership distribution officer; Australian Unity appoints new chair; LegalSuper hires from ART; and more.
Insurance companies need to think outside the box when it comes to ESG frameworks and securing the right investments across disparate geographies.
The China Investment Corporation released guidelines on reaching carbon neutrality at the portfolio level in the next five years and beyond;China will allow foreign institutional investors to trade bonds after record selloff; Westpac is transferring its superannuation funds to Mercer Super Trust; Korea's Government Employees Pension Service chooses alternative investment head at Samsung Life as new CIO.
NPS head of Americas private equity and global hedge funds team leaves after 11 years; AIA hires director of tactical asset allocation from JP Morgan Asset Management; Manulife appoints chief risk officer for Asia; Bruce Tomlinson leaves Australian Retirement Trust; Franklin Templeton makes senior appointments in Malaysia; Eastspring loses three C-suites; and more.