A deeper dive

Our 2014 edition marked the closest look this publication has made into how assets in Asia-Pacific are being sourced and allocated.


World’s top pension funds revealed

Towers Watson attributed the decline in assets among Asia-Pacific pension managers to poor performance among Japanese funds heavily invested in fixed income


Australia: Executives lose sleep over changing regulation

In a survey of 110 senior executives working in Australian asset management firms, super funds, BNP Paribas also found that almost 90% of respondents have incurred increasing costs as a result of government regulation.


IdealRatings releases Sukuk screening solution and Sukuk indicies

Despite its infancy, Sukuk has succeeded to attract a broad range of Islamic and non-Islamic investors worldwide; however one of the challenges facing Sukuk is their compliance risk due to the disparity in Shariah opinions and acceptance of Sukuk structur


More Room For Bank M&A Says AllianceDBS

The government has relaxed the foreign equity participation for Islamic banks, investment banks and insurance companies by up to 70 per cent foreign ownership.