TAIWAN - BNP Paribas Investment Partners will strengthen its asset management presence in Asia with a new joint venture in Taiwan.
Asian countries are exposing their citizens to a concentration of risk comparable to that which occurred in the Enron scandal, delegates at Mercer's Asia Pacific Investment Forum have been told this week
TAIWAN - Aegon has established a joint venture with Taishin Financial Holding to launch its life insurance and pensions products in the Taiwanese market.
TAIWAN - Taiwan's US$3.4bn public sector pension fund will soon be open to stock market investment and foreign currency deposits after the recent pension bill set up a management commission to supervise its assets.
TAIWAN - Reform of the Taiwanese pension system for public employees must focus on reducing the NT$8trn (US$245.4bn) sum the government will be forced to spend on pensions in the coming years, said Lu Ming-tai, director of the department for retirement...
TAIWAN - Pioneer Investments has deepened its Asian focus and opened an office in Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan - The Taiwanese government should relax restrictions on pension funds and offer more incentives to cope with rising demand from an ageing society for secure retirement options, local experts suggested.
TAIWAN -Taiwan's US$15bn Bureau of Labour Insurance (BLI), a state-owned pension fund, has awarded its first four international investment mandates worth $400m covering global fixed income and global equities.
TAIWAN - With the Labour Pension Act (LPA) set to come into force in just four months, many multinationals have begun preparing for implementation ahead of forthcoming detail, a survey by Watson Wyatt has found.
TAIWAN - Taiwan's US$7.2bn Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF) is preparing to tender for an investment consultant to advise on further international diversification of the fund.
TAIWAN - The TWD515bn ($15bn) Labour Insurance Fund has outsourced its TWD14.8bn ($433m) domestic equity portfolio to six investment managers.