Asia's local currency bond markets need to raise credit rating expertise and professional experience to help expand their appeal with international investors, said experts.
Local currency bonds in the region suffer from an image problem in Europe and the US, and some real concerns need to be addressed, said panellists at a fixed income event.
The Australian super fund is looking at opportunities in specialised credit segments in the hunt for better yield, its alternatives strategies portfolio manager says.
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Insurers and pension funds point to mounting asset valuations, rising leverage in China and Australian property valuations as some of their key headaches when investing.
Institutional investors across Asia Pacific are bracing their portfolios for a shifting macroeconomic environment, with rising rates forcing a rethink in their asset allocations.