Meanwhile, three more provinces announce plans to merge urban, rural pension schemes
Former CEO at Dutch pension fund extols virtues of Chinese economy for European institutional investors
There are signs that European institutional investors find Chinese equities interesting. Finland’s Ilmarinen now separates China equity holdings (A and H-shares), in its reports, and Denmark’s AP Pension has boosted its China equity exposure to 5%, although it has excluded domestic property and banks.
French asset manager continues Asian expansion with new Bangkok office
Cameron Dueck asks insurance executives in Asia how they are navigating through volatility with a long-term focus.
Takahiro Mitani, Chairman at Government Pension Investment Fund discusses about greater diversification of assets in an interview with Nenkin Joho.
With the government planning to issue ¥300bn ($3bn) worth of notes in October after a five year absence from the primary market
Bee-Lin Ang looks at the significant challenges facing the Islamic financing industry in Asia.
According to Carbon Tracker, markets are mispricing risk by valuing companies as if all their reserves will be fully exploited
The long term drivers behind alternative energy continue to make it an appealing investment space, but you better know what you’re doing before you jump in, writes Cameron Dueck.
As China seeks to overcome asset-liability mismatches, it is developing fixed income as a source of funding, writes Iain Mills.
Some positive signs are emerging in Asia’s hedge fund industry, writes Albourne Partners’ Richard Johnston.
Peter Guy looks at the cyclical and secular changes in the hedge funds industry.
Bee-Lin Ang looks at the development of Islamic financing in Indonesia.