With alternatives now constituting a larger portion of pension funds' portfolios, they are closely assessing fixed income opportunities, according to a recent survey.
Japanese corporate pension funds are increasingly investing in alternative assets in order to generate income, as the proportion of their portfolios dedicated to domestic assets decreases, a survey shows.
The corporate pension fund is wary of following its peers strategies in the asset class as allocations among Japanese pensions have evolved.
With its relatively small size, the corporate pension fund works hard to draw attention among external managers for its investment needs, its CIO tells AsianInvestor.
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As the market eagerly awaits the next policy move from the Bank of Japan, domestic life insurers are assessing their asset allocations, especially in local government bonds, while eyeing other strategies.