Ki Cho joined PIMCO in Tokyo as a senior vice president and Japanese interest rate portfolio manager.
May 10, 2013 | 01:03 am
Panasonic Corp., the Japanese electronics giant, announced Friday it would change its retirement benefits program to a defined contribution plan from its current defined benefit plan.
May 10, 2013 | 07:06 am
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, and GE Capital Real Estate created the Tokyo Office Venture, a partnership that invests in midsize offices in the Japanese capital's central business...
May 09, 2013 | 01:51 pm
Gottex Fund Management and Tokyo-based Astmax Asset Management announced Thursday an agreement to work together to provide institutional investors in Japan with absolute-return-focused investment...
May 09, 2013 | 05:15 am
The downward trend in risk levels around the world continued into the first quarter of 2013, with two notable exceptions: Japan and China, according to the Axioma Insight Quarterly Risk Review.
April 29, 2013
Loomis Sayles portfolio managers David Rolley and Kevin Kearns support the Bank of Japan's monetary stimulus program, but with different views of an optimistic outcome.
April 19, 2013 | 09:36 am
It is a well-known saying in the investment community that Japanese equities should be occasionally rented, but never owned. Are there any reasons to believe the current market rally is different?...
April 15, 2013
Hirofumi Hirano will join KKR Japan as managing director and CEO, effective April 15.
April 10, 2013 | 06:17 am
A six-person Japanese equities investment team led by Miyuki Kashima will join BNY Mellon Asset Management Japan from ING Mutual Funds Management Co. (Japan).
April 10, 2013 | 05:53 am
Bill Wilder will retire as president of Nikko Asset Management on March 31.
March 21, 2013 | 09:44 pm
Shizu Kishimoto was named president of BNY Mellon Asset Management Japan, effective April 1.
March 06, 2013 | 06:08 am
Orix Corp., a Tokyo-based financial services conglomerate, will acquire money management firm Robeco Groep N.V. from Rabobank, the three companies announced Tuesday.
February 19, 2013 | 04:02 am
Double-digit performances across most equity markets buoyed 2012's estimated average investment return across six major pension fund markets, providing some respite from the previous year's pounding.
January 21, 2013
The A$9.2 billion (US$9.7 billion) Melbourne-based VicSuper has adopted a customized index for its passive bond investments, dropping its market-cap-weighted index in favor of one with less exposure...
January 21, 2013
Japanese pension fund executives appear poised to tweak their bond allocations for the coming year more than their equity targets, even as promises of aggressive stimulus policies by the incoming...