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Western Asset chief keen to see rising US rates

The fixed income specialist's CEO James Hirschmann says he would welcome a rising interest rate environment. He also predicts where the biggest fixed-income flows will be heading and speaks out on Pimco.

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19 May 2015 | Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
A morning of sessions and networking focused on sharing ideas and highlighting the issues that affect women in the asset management industry. Session topics will focus on the asset management industry overall; the role of the company in attracting, retaining, and promoting women; and the role of women in their own careers. Visit www.womeninam.com for more details. (AIWeek - www.aiweek.asia)
19 May 2015 | Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
It is an industry event for the asset management community. Sessions focus on best practice in asset management, business development opportunities available throughout the Asia-Pacific and regulatory issues. Visit www.artofam.asia for more details. (AIWeek - www.aiweek.asia)
May 20 - 21, 2015 | Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Asian Investment Summit is AsianInvestor’s flagship event for the region’s investment management community. Running in its 9th year the Summit has established itself as the region’s premier gathering for the who’s who of leaders from Asia’s sovereign wealth fund, pension fund, insurance and asset management communities. Visit www.asianinvestmentsummit.com for more details. (AIWeek - www.aiweek.asia)

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April 2015 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

Shadow looms over China asset boom
Smart beta offers control, with provisos
Why European high-yield managers are fearful
Awards: the best managers in Korea