State Street boosts SPDR team; CS makes five Apac leader appointments; WTW expands Asia investments group; Alvarium makes senior hire; Capital Group strengthens ESG stable; Gam rehires; Aviva’s credit head.
Real assets and commodities are likely to outperform, according to Willis Towers Watson (WTW).
High conviction equity portfolios tend to have a higher likelihood of outperforming the index than broadly diversified portfolios, argues Willis Towers Watson.
A number of asset managers have been increasing their ESG capabilities, but are these hires senior enough to help drive investment decisions?
Assets managed by the world’s largest 500 fund managers increased by 15.6% to $93.8trn globally in 2017, their fastest rate of growth since 2009, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Schroders hires PM from HSBC Global AM; Franklin Templeton names new fixed income CIO; BNY Mellon creates chief economist role; Hong Kong’s private wealth AUM to double by 2023; Willis Towers Watson and MSCI co-develop ESG strategy; MAS introduces new corporate structure for funds; and more…
As assets in Asia-Pacific pension funds rise, institutions will continue to depend on external asset managers for investments outside the home country, according to Jayne Bok, head of investments for Asia at Willis Towers Watson.
Fidelity poaches from Amundi AM; Jupiter hires JP Morgan multi-asset PM; Alliance Bernstein and Allianz GI rated as top managers in Asia; Bloomberg to include Indonesian rupiah-denominated debt in global index; Indonesia becomes first Asian country to sell green bonds globally; and more…
Asset managers in Asia-Pacific have reached $6.9 trn of AUM in 2016, up 1.3% from the previous year, according to a study by Willis Towers Watson.
Harvest launches an ETF in China; Malaysia’s Am Invest rolls out a feeder fund; Schroders completes acquisition of PE firm Adveq; Willis Towers Watson creates APAC financial solutions role; GAM poaches from Schroders for Japan sales role; Newton Investment Management introduces new management structure; and more…