Fixed income

The great rotation from fixed income to equities is yet to occur. But the future of the asset class is up for debate as the Federal Reserve looks to taper its QE programme.

3 days ago
Portfolio manager Bryan Collins does not expect to see mainland bonds included in global bond benchmarks for at least a year. He also plays down concerns about the onshore debt ...
6 days ago
HSBC data shows huge appetite for Chinese renminbi-denominated securities in run-up to expected inclusion in global bond indices.
13 October 2016
The fund house has seen its Asia fixed income assets grow 50% in the past year off the back of rising investor interest, and expects them to at least double within the next ...
6 October 2016
Having hired its first trader in Singapore, the US fund house is opening a branch in Japan and plans to add more staff in the region as part of an international push, AsianInves...
30 September 2016
China's debt levels have risen sharply since the 2008 crisis but Beijing will be able to manage the deleveraging process, argue executives from Matthews Asia and BlackRock.
28 September 2016
The Asia-Pacific head of the US fund manager says China's changing regulatory environment, most notably the opening of its debt market, is likely to lead the firm to set up ...
27 September 2016
Philippe Jauer, formerly Amundi’s CIO of global fixed income and FX for Asia, has taken up another post in Europe, sparking changes in Singapore.
14 September 2016
In the second part of an exclusive interview, AIA's chief investment officer Mark Konyn discusses his disappointment over the lack of Asian bond market development, and the ...
7 September 2016
Taipei-based Taiwan Life aims to outsource some $200 million of its overseas equity investments in the coming 12 months and to raise its foreign bond exposure.
28 August 2016
Taiwan's Fubon Life, with $95 billion in AUM, is putting its faith in North American large-cap credit this year and adding private equity exposure, but will be more selective ...
15 August 2016
Asian bonds are offering considerably higher yields than their European counterparts, hence institutions' preference for the former, says Peter Ryan-Kane of Willis Towers Watson.
3 August 2016
Invesco aims to directly invest in China's interbank bond market this year, says its Asia-Pacific head of fixed income. The firm expects to see up to $400 billion in flows from ...
14 July 2016
The hedge fund firm has completed its five-strong emerging market debt team under Guillermo Osses, who discussed his post-Brexit outlook and positioning with AsianInvestor.
5 July 2016
Global market turmoil and uncertainty, exacerbated by the Brexit vote, is seen leading more asset owners to move beyond traditional strategies in search of stable returns.
28 June 2016
Bonds are still a good investment, despite expected US interest rate rises, says Robert Tipp, senior portfolio manager at PGIM Fixed Income.
20 June 2016
Fund managers say the global hunt for yield is exacerbating the liquidity problems in Asian bond markets and have their doubts about how the issue can be resolved.
16 June 2016
The opening of China's interbank bond market to foreign asset owners offers unprecedented investment opportunities. Unfortunately these are counterbalanced by equally high risks.
2 June 2016
Investors should add to their emerging market debt exposure given favourable valuations and external conditions, argues Amundi.
20 May 2016
Bond allocators are in some disarray, after minutes from Wednesday's Federal Open Markets Committee meeting suggested one or two US rate rises may be on the cards this year.
20 May 2016
The Taiwanese insurer will boost its overseas fixed-income allocation in developed markets, but is reducing its renminbi debt exposure and remains underweight equities.
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