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.
In the wake of the SVB collapse, the cryptocurrency industry is not looking very bright — and fundamental bottlenecks, including real-world integration, need to be addressed.
The shutting off of three major funding sources for the technology and cryptocurrency industries is set to have serious implications for investors in these fast growing sectors.
One of the large-scale regulations coming into play in 2023 will be fresh European rules around ESG fund marketing. Asian nations are also planning labelling and disclosure requirements.
Hong Kong's regulator sees scope for opening up a maturing crypto market to retail investors, but questions remain about whether investors are sufficiently protected.
With equity markets in Asia bearing the brunt of recent bearishness, a new report highlights the risk of contagion from illiquid assets held in some ETFs.
The combined value of assets held by Australia’s super funds is 50% higher than the total GDP of the entire country, intensifying the need for strong regulation and new investment opportunities.
AsianInvestor launches its new weekly column titled 'This week in asset owner history', which looks back at past events and how they have unfolded today.
Emerging market equities have fallen for most of 2022. But an improving regulatory outlook in China and Russia’s removal from major benchmark indices are reattracting investor attention, suggesting that any early optimism may have been delayed, not derailed.
AsianInvestor’s recent coverage of crypto investing has focused on investors' own concerns about the potential risks. Regulators and rating agencies have also been expressing their opinions on how rule-making should proceed.
Experts say the drive for consolidation of smaller super funds into a few mega funds misses a key consideration of the role of superannuation: investor engagement.
Australia's super fund industry looks set to consolidate further as small funds are under continued pressure to perform or amalgamate.