Janus Henderson names new Greater China equities chief; Malaysia military pension chairman, chief executive step down; AIA Australia appoints CFO; Savills IM appoints APAC ex-Japan head; WTW gets new Japan head; and more.
Asian institutions announce plans to invest in UK; AustralianSuper CIO thinks narrative around China is too pessimistic; AIA publishes first climate transition plan; Japan Post Bank to add real estate to portfolio; and more.
Ping An names new co-CEO; former Ontario Teachers' executive takes on new role; BlackRock's China wealth management JV names new CIO; AIA hires group partnerships lead; GIC names deputy chairman; IFC appoints regional head in Asia; and more.
Executives from the two insurance companies discussed the complexities and significance of long-term capital growth, given today’s uncertain economic climate.
MAS names new chairman; GIC gets new chairman for investment strategies committee; Temasek board member steps down; AIA makes senior appointments; KIC makes changes to investment teams; Tiger Brokers names CEO of AM arm; and more.
The AsianInvestor news team was very busy in March, covering big stories such as the UBS-Credit Suisse merger impact, as well as speaking to asset owners at our own events.
With the world's attention focused on the biggest US bank failure since 2008, central banks in the region rush to reassure investors that local banking systems remain resilient. Some asset owners like NPS acknowledge they have direct investments in Silicon Valley Bank.
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.
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.