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From Hong Kong, Lambregts will be responsible for keeping taps on developments in all major Asian countries, with a particular focus on Japan and China. In addition, he will provide support to sales, trading, structuring and management with his comments and analysis on market events.
Lambregts will maintain his reporting line to Donal Galvin, RabobankÆs head of global financial markets in Asia and will also continue to write his various daily, monthly and quarterly economic research publications for internal and external customers.
He moved to RabobankÆs Singapore offices in 2001 and, prior to this, worked in the firmÆs Utrecht headquarters. In this position he covered the US, Japan and UK in the macro team of the economic research department.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
Investors are seeing the risks, but also the opportunities of the logistics sector. Warehousing their fears for the moment, they can see it's a good conduit to high-growth assets.
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SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.