As market unpredictability persists, asset owners like Japan’s GPIF and Norway’s sovereign fund are turning to active management to try to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Taiwan's BLF shortlists six managers for local equity mandate; GIC purchases stake in European hotel chain; China's state-run basic pension fund posts 2022 results; Japan's GPIF posts loss in September-ended quarter; and more.
China sovereign fund buys ETFs to step up stock market boost; Korea national pension admits overstating responsible assets; Mubadala joins APG in life science real assets in China; MAS to streamline fund managers regulation; and more.
Listed companies in Japan are being pushed to place greater emphasis on environmental, social and governance standards, with Japan's GPIF, the world's largest pension fund, leading that charge.
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, one of the world's largest institutional investors, defends its annual results after a challenging year and stresses the difficulties in managing such a large investment portfolio.
Australia's third-largest pension fund to stay active in Japanese equities; Thornburg IM loses QLDP license in China; INA inks deal with Pollination; Philippines's SSS narrows investment losses in 2022; and more.
Although GPIF and Chikyoren saw returns above 9% in the second quarter of calendar 2023, some asset categories delivered returns below benchmark indexes for the two public pension behemoths.
AsianInvestor presents a round-up of key developments at the region's asset owners over the past seven days.
Led by the Japanese pension fund, other regional institutional investors are being encouraged to provide more detailed emissions data for their property assets and map out decarbonisation pathways.
The world’s largest pension fund gains from the early 2023 markets recovery, salvaging its financial year result and ending its longest negative performance run.
The Singapore and Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth funds complete takeover of US industrial and logistics real estate business; Malaysian sovereign wealth fund spearheads green investment platform aiming to attract domestic and overseas investments; Japan's GPIF hires firm to evaluate the fair value of its infrastructure portfolio; and more.
AsianInvestor has identified 20 outstanding executives who are driving forward the region's pension industry. This time, we feature executives from Indonesia's BPJS Ketenagakerjaan and Japan's GPIF.