While the full impact of the virus remains unclear, it will likely force China to maintain a degree of policy support into the second half of 2020 and possibly beyond.
As we enter the final two months of 2019, State Street Global Advisors thought it would be helpful to evaluate what has been an eventful year so far and its impact on the bond markets.
Many institutional investors are seriously considering adding fixed income ETFs to their portfolios. Here in our second instalment we continue to dispel some myths about the investment vehicle.
Loosening monetary policy amongst Asia’s central banks should provide a good environment for the region’s debt markets. However, all this could change if the truce between the US and China expires.
A new survey by Greenwich Associates indicates that investors see exchange-traded funds as an increasingly effective tool to access Asian fixed income. The liquidity of the products is a particular draw.
A policy U-turn by central banks bolstered bond markets in early 2019 but will key regional elections create some turbulence ahead? State Street Global Advisors’ Kheng-Siang Ng outlines how Asia’s markets are likely to react.