pension funds

Singapore's CPF ranked 9th pension fund in the world
SINGAPORE (Sept 3): Singapore’s Central Provident Fund ranked 9th in the global provision fund, according to the latest global 300 research from Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute. The city state maintained its position from the previous year with its assets amounting to US$269.1 billion ($369 billion). This year, Asia featured prominently with a total of seven pension ...
US$9.1 bil Korean fund eyes Europe student housing
SEOUL (Sept 29): Student housing in Europe and Australian infrastructure are luring global funds out of their comfort zone, as a South Korean manager of local government employee savings joins peers around the world getting creative overseas in search of better returns. Institutional investors from Seoul to New York are increasingly on the prowl for alternative assets, as low interest rates at ...
Everyone's a net seller of Japanese stocks this year: analyst
TOKYO (March 23): Don’t believe Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global fund manager survey, which shows that Japan is the second-most popular equity market, says Jonathan Allum, a strategist at SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Ltd. A look under the hood shows a different story. Everyone from foreigners to local individuals and trust banks are net sellers of Japanese stocks this year, the ...