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
With the system already as heavily leveraged as it was in 2007, markets are hanging on every word from Ben Bernanke. Dan James thinks this only adds to the feeling of déjà vu.
The number of REIT regimes in Asia has grown over recent years. It is now a question of when and where next, writes Peter Mitchell.
Complexity in regulation, heightened demand for efficient liability management and market volatility have created demand for a different type of relationship between asset managers and pension funds, writes Liam Kennedy.
Sri Lanka plans to create a deeper, more liquid and sophisticated capital market, writes Wing-Gar Cheng.
Australia’s Vision Super shares its strategies with Brendan Swift.
Bee-Lin Ang chats with a Hong Kong tycoon on his philanthropic pursuits.
China’s pension system will be at a crisis point in as early as a decade, reports Yue Wang.
Bee-Lin Ang looks at how a multi-family office is raising funds for property in Vietnam.
The Singapore state-owned investment company remains positive about emerging economies, writes Bee-Lin Ang.
At the ‘Global Retirement Savings’ Conference, hosted by ICI Global in association with IPA, the problem of pension coverage was a key topic of discussion. Richard Newell reports