Yields and improving fundamentals indicate the Asian local currency bond market is well placed in 2018 according to State Street Global Advisors.
For investors, this asset class offers the prospect of higher yields and exposure to the region's favourable growth characteristics, according to Matthew Arnold of State Street Global Advisors.
Valuations may be stretched in some markets, but there remain attractive plays, including in Asia Pacific, argues Brian Routledge of State Street Global Advisors.
Extraordinary policies designed to spark reflation and sustain recovery may finally be paying off in Japan, creating a compelling case for Japanese equities.
A common myth about environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is that doing good means giving up returns. But a new global survey by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) shows a clear shift away from this belief.
More EM fixed income investors are turning to passive approaches as they appreciate the cost-effective and diversified nature of passively managed vehicles such as ETFs, says Matthew J. Arnold of SSGA.