The global market for green bonds has expanded rapidly, however the involvement of the private sector in emerging markets remains limited, and this has curbed funding for climate-smart developments, according to Amundi.
Francesco Sandrini, head of multi-asset securities solutions at Pioneer Investments, considers where new opportunities in multi-asset can be found, against an expected reflation scenario.
The outlook for Asian credit is more favourable than the uncertain backdrop may suggest, argues Teresa Kong, Portfolio Manager of Matthews Asia.
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.
A total return strategy can help investors weather any upcoming storm, writes Yu Zhang CFA, portfolio manager at Matthews Asia.
Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia, concludes his three-part look at how investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality
Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia, continues his look at how investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality
Investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality, writes Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia.
Stuck between a need for yield and concerns about risk, institutional investors are recognising the benefits of a Smart Beta approach, according to Amundi.
Lauren Oakes of Goldman Sachs Asset Management spoke to AsianInvestor about the top-line findings from this year's Asia-Pacific liquidity survey.
Investors should re-assess their approach to constructing equity portfolios now or risk posting disappointing returns.
A sell-off in emerging markets at the end of last year has reversed – and long-term economic factors are driving the change, according to Matthew Arnold of State Street Global Advisors.
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.
Amid cautious optimism, investors are advised to keep a flexible approach as some asset valuations have become extended, says Schroders Hong Kong’s CEO Chris Durack.
Despite performing very well last year, Asian local-currency debt still has a lot to offer investors looking to diversify away from developed-market government bonds.
The ambitions of Asian countries to build local fund capabilities is competing with Ucits, the traditional cross-border fund vehicle. Industry experts discuss the ramifications in a webinar.
The French asset manager points to opportunities in emerging market fixed income, with low volatility and signs of a sustained trend of stronger returns.
It is crucial to identify which parts of an investment portfolio need treatment to make it work better. Here are some practical examples of weaknesses that could be detected earlier and need attention to fix.
Which risk do you see as being the most significant for EM investors today: US interest rate rises, a hard landing in China, currency volatility, global trade barriers or political uncertainty?
INCEIF explains how such instruments would benefit both investors and issuers.