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.
Chinese government intervention and regulations are causing major headaches for domestic and foreign investors alike – especially those with large exposure to Chinese property.
The regulation, which is now in the final implementation phases, will likely give institutional investors and asset managers a hard time as initial margin calculation is highly technical.
Investors should dig deeper into subsectors along the value chain to benefit from China’s carbon neutrality push, Asian equities experts said.
Singapore's aim to become the world's greatest crypto hub is being backed up by regulation. Will institutional investors follow suit? Experts believe it's only a matter of time.
The adoption of tokenisation and digital assets by mainstream investors requires a global regulatory alignment that will not materialise anytime soon. Meanwhile, Singapore is stealing a march on rival centres.
Institutional investors are unfazed by the country's latest round of regulatory changes, saying they will focus on new sectors within it rather than reduce their overall exposure.
The country's life insurers continue to mainly focus on fixed-income assets but could raise allocations to overseas private assets as a new capital regime is announced.