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Investors plan to prioritise cost management, and are trending towards outsourcing and diversifying to niche investment strategies.
Asset owners, private and retail investors are still reeling from the volatile domino effects of the deeply interconnected crypto industry which saw $1.3 trillion of its total market cap wiped out this year.
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Measuring the environmental impact of investments is difficult, and measuring the social impact is harder still. However, this hasn’t stopped asset owners and managers from searching for better measurement techniques.
Asian asset owners are less concerned about geopolitical risk but are just as worried as their global counterparts about inflation and rising rates, according to a new survey by Bfinance.
Real estate and private equity are the most common alternatives that institutional investors allocate to, but private credit is fast closing the gap, according to a recent survey by Nuveen.
AustralianSuper will double its staff in London and grow New York office to 80; Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund to put great emphasis on ESG in manager selection; GPIF publishes list of companies with "excellent TCFD disclosures"; Nippon Life Insurance sets 2030 interim targets for greenhouse gas emission reduction in the investment portfolio; and more.
Despite sudden and unpredictable structural shifts in the markets, NZ Super is keeping its eye on five thematic trends including multi-dimensional inequality and blockchain adoption.
The year 2021 was a big one for cryptocurrency, filled with new milestones and historical developments, but major asset owners are still keeping the emerging asset class at arm’s length.
Utilising strategic tilting and its long-term reference portfolio, NZ Super Fund has leaned into the pandemic market disruption of 2021 to post record returns.
The region's largest investors are increasingly looking at impact investing. But to do so effectively, they need to effectively measure how successful these approaches are proving.