Tokyo Japan

Japan's GPIF posts 5.2% return as fund cuts bond holdings

Fri, 6 Mar 2015By Beelin Ang

Government Investment Pension Fund reports largest investment gain in almost two years

Shanghai, China

China moves to increase National Social Security Fund's flexibility

Mon, 1 Dec 2014By Beelin Ang

Meanwhile, three more provinces announce plans to merge urban, rural pension schemes

Shanghai, China

Launch of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect a 'watershed moment'

Fri, 14 Nov 2014By

Former CEO at Dutch pension fund extols virtues of Chinese economy for European institutional investors

A-shares on the rise

November 2014 (Magazine)By

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.

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Insurers and liability management

IP Asia September 2013By Cameron Dueck

Cameron Dueck asks insurance executives in Asia how they are navigating through volatility with a long-term focus.

Japan's GPIF mulls PE and infrastructure moves

IP Asia September 2013By Nenkin Joho

Takahiro Mitani, Chairman at Government Pension Investment Fund discusses about greater diversification of assets in an interview with Nenkin Joho.

Inflation-linked bonds set to make a come-back

IP Asia September 2013By Oscar Volder

With the government planning to issue ¥300bn ($3bn) worth of notes in October after a five year absence from the primary market

Islamic Financing - Positioned for growth, Insha'Allah

IP Asia September 2013By Beelin Ang

Bee-Lin Ang looks at the significant challenges facing the Islamic financing industry in Asia.

Risk of a carbon bubble

IP Asia September 2013By Alexandra Boakes Tracy

According to Carbon Tracker, markets are mispricing risk by valuing companies as if all their reserves will be fully exploited

Alternative energy - Some things you need to know

IP Asia September 2013By Cameron Dueck

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.

China: Resolving the mismatch in asset-liability

IP Asia September 2013By Iain Mills

As China seeks to overcome asset-liability mismatches, it is developing fixed income as a source of funding, writes Iain Mills.

Divergence driving returns in Asia

IP Asia September 2013By Richard Johnston

Some positive signs are emerging in Asia’s hedge fund industry, writes Albourne Partners’ Richard Johnston.

At the crossroads of performance and relevance

IP Asia September 2013By Peter Guy

Peter Guy looks at the cyclical and secular changes in the hedge funds industry.

Indonesia makes progress in Islamic finance

IP Asia September 2013By Beelin Ang

Bee-Lin Ang looks at the development of Islamic financing in Indonesia.

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