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
Speaking at the forum in Singapore, Mercer's Garry Hawker, recently promoted to the role of regional director for national funds, Asia Pacific, argued a number of social security funds in the region were...
ASIA - Asia ex-Japan and Australian assets are set to double by 2015, reaching $4tr, according to a recent study by Cerulli Associates.
ASIA - Asian institutional investors outside of Japan are looking to boost returns by investing more heavily in liquid alternatives, high yield debt and emerging markets while Japanese investors are looking for non-domestic opportunities, a new survey...
ASIA - Aviva Investors has appointed Patrick Chong as head of financial institutions business development - Asia Pacific.
US/ASIA - BlackRock has appointed ING Investment Management's Joel Kim as head of Asia-Pacific fixed income.
HONG KONG - Northern Trust will begin offering index equity portfolio management services from Hong Kong after receiving regulatory approval this week.