Malaysia's top life insurers Manulife and Generali Life still see attractive investment ideas in the ESG space, and believe the emergence of sophisticated ESG standards across emerging markets are helping shape those opportunities.
Strategic gains to be made from the current interest rate environment as well as duration matching benefits, investment heads say.
Malaysia’s stock market is not providing the desired growth premium, and insurers instead are turning to overseas and private market assets, the audience hears at AsianInvestor’s Malaysia Global Investment Forum.
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After taking full ownership of its China joint venture, Manulife Investment Management is busy recruiting top talent to build up capabilities in retirement fund management.
Tradeoffs must be re-assessed amid incoming regulatory changes as well as interest rate uncertainties, insurance executives from Swiss Re, Sun Life International and Manulife said.
After the spectacular fall of Credit Suisse and shock collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, investors are fretting about contagion risk among global banks. AsianInvestor asks investment experts to give their take on the troubled sector.
Uncertainty may be uppermost in investment managers’ minds, but higher interest rates present opportunities, speakers told AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Briefing Hong Kong.
Shifts in regulatory frameworks are demanding an expansion of skillsets beyond asset allocation, senior executives from Sun Life, Swiss Re and Manulife said at AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Briefing in Hong Kong.
As the global economy gears up for higher rates for longer, certain alternative asset classes are coming in play with institutions, according to the investment arms of Ping An and Manulife.
Global asset managers have tried to step up their presence in China for years. Those efforts gathered speed recently after Manulife and Fidelity won regulatory approval to operate wholly-owned onshore businesses.