Government policies have created a promising environment for domestic asset owners that also collaborate on investments, the pension fund’s CIO says.
A collection of remarkable moments from AsianInvestor's second Malaysia Global Investment Forum in Kuala Lumpur.
AsianInvestor hosted its investment briefing in November in Kuala Lumpur, which featured a number of high-profile speakers and delegates.
Strategic gains to be made from the current interest rate environment as well as duration matching benefits, investment heads say.
Malaysia's state pension fund is hoping to drive VC activity with its new $105 million investment vehicle, both domestically and across Southeast Asia, focusing largely on promising early-stage companies.
The Malaysian pension fund is eyeing its first private credit deal this year as a part of wider private market push.
Pressure on companies does pay off, as Asia's largest utilities companies cooperate with investor demand for action on decarbonisation, a recently released report says.
The state-owned retirement scheme's challenge on the investment side will be to manage liquidity, an issue that other pension funds in the region also face.
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.
Investing during macroeconomic uncertainty requires the ability to not only defend but also attack, according to the Malaysian federal pension fund’s CIO. A new transition plan is in place to help Kwap move faster to exploit the turmoil.
Much of Asia continues to lag the global standard when it comes to corporate governance, transparency and diversity. But significant progress has been noted of late.
At the heart of Islamic bonds or sukuk is the idea of responsible investing, little wonder, then, that it should be finding its place in the world of sustainable investment.