Ping An of China Asset Management hires new MD and fixed income head; Two senior executives leave HKEX; Prudential Thailand names chief actuary; Fidelity promotes new head of equities in China; BlackRock relocates Eric Liu to Shanghai as fixed income head; WTW appoints new head of crb for Hong Kong; and more
Alternative data can be a source of outperformance for quantitatively orientated institutional investors looking to generate alpha and mitigate risk as investment strategies on traditional data sets becomes oversaturated.
When it comes to Asian infrastructure assets, the region might be underserved, but when it comes to digitalisation it’s a different story.
Korea Teachers' Credit Union appoints new CIO; AIA Singapore hired ESG head from UOB; Ping An confirms appointment of Benjamin Deng as CIO; Australian Unity hires first head of responsible investment; AMP has new head of portfolio management for multi-assets, Robeco hires Asia fixed income head; Haitong makes three new appointments for institutional clients business; and more.
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.
Two months after the official announcement of the Greater Bay Area's Wealth Connect, experts believe more needs to be done to strengthen regulatory cooperation and investor education.
Ping An cites a weak economy and investment losses as reasons for its 31.2% fall in Q3 net profit; Korean Teachers' Credit Union denies being the first pension fund in the country to invest in Bitcoin ETF; Aware Super looks to renewable energy assets; Consortium backed by hotel tycoon Ong Beng Seng and Temasek makes rival bid for SPH; and more
Clarity and a better understanding of data can help ESG assessment as fears of greenwashing continue to rise in China and globally.
Regulators keep their eyes open on tightening insurance industry by introducing more detailed risk management requirements, which could bring pressure on smaller players.
Experts eye real estate equity, Reits and developments backed by big names as fears of property bond defaults mount and Chinese regulators clamp down on a major insurer’s alternative investments.
Ping An to push forward with real asset investments despite headwind; Nippon Life's PRI appointment boosts Japan’s ESG push; how crypto firm licences could prompt investments; global asset owners' growing appetite for Chinese government bonds; rating agencies in China under pressure amid bond defaults; and more.