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 finds.
Pyramis Global Advisors surveyed 95 institutional investors in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and China which combined manage over $1.1trn in assets. The firm found some 40% of investors...
ASIA - Asia ex-Japan and Australian assets are set to double by 2015, reaching $4tr, according to a recent study by Cerulli Associates.
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.
US/ASIA - Acadian Asset Management Singapore has appointed Ho Yew Weng as director of institutional sales for Asia-ex Japan.