Asia Risk 15: Jack Lin, Janus Capital


Asia’s sovereign wealth funds and national pension funds have relatively short operating histories, meaning they have experienced fewer cycles of financial market turbulence than their peers in the US and Europe. They also have strong government ties meaning their investment mandates are often underpinned by the state’s economic targets.

The result is their investment horizons have tended to be shorter and they are often more reactive to bouts of market volatility, says Jack Lin, a Taiwanese nat