After a challenging 2022, chief investment officer of China's largest life insurer says opportunities have returned to China's real estate and stock markets in 2023.
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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.
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The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for family reasons; select names in the HK stock market should show decent performances, while the overall market sentiment is expected to pick up after the first quarter; positive but moderate returns are still expected from US equities, while the pace of policy normalisation and economic growth is closely watched; and more
The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.