State Street Global Advisors' Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why index approaches are gaining popularity among investors.
2018 has so far been a challenging period for local and US dollar-denominated Asian debt markets. However, as State Street Global Advisors' Kheng-Siang Ng explains, hard and local currency bond markets continue to present a varied and differentiated opportunity set to investors.
Asian debt continues to hold up well despite global headwinds and the EM debt outlook remains positive. State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why.
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.