Future Fund Appoints Sue Brake in Deputy CIO Role
Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, has appointed Sue Brake as Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Strategy. In this role, Brake will report to Chief Investment Officer Raphael Arndt. Brake will lead the Future Fund’s Portfolio Strategy function, which is responsible for undertaking macroeconomic and capital markets research and blending this with the bottom-up […]
Moral Hazard in China is Breaking: Fidelity
The Chinese government’s willingness to let private companies default on their debt is a sign of a maturing domestic market and helps price debt issuances more accurately, according to Fidelity International. Bryan Collins, Head of Asian Fixed Income at Fidelity, argues the corporate bond market in China is still relatively young and when the first […]
APG Sees More Dispersion in Investor Returns Ahead
The rise of alternative data sets is likely to create a wider dispersion of investors’ returns as the wide range of available data will lead investors to take more varying approaches than they have done so in the past, according to APG Asset Management. Until recently, most financial strategies have relied on a handful of […]
ASX Blockchain Targets Communication not Trading
Gerben de Zwart, Head of Quantitative Equities at Dutch pension behemoth APG, believes that the rise in the use of alternative datasets will see a divergence of manager returns, as they will have to pick and choose which databases to analyse.