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.
After a difficult 2018, it seems 2019’s Year of the Pig, representing luck, wealth, and prosperity, is an opportune time for investors to reassess China’s domestic bonds. State Street Global Advisors’ Kheng-Siang Ng outlines their appeal in global indexes.
Tighter US monetary policy, trade conflicts and political upheaval made 2018 a testing year for Asia and emerging markets. November's recovery in Asian assets left investors wondering if this rally will continue.
After 2017’s relatively benign investment climate, 2018’s uncertainty leaves fund managers reconsidering their portfolio mix. AsianInvestor recently partnered with State Street Global Advisors and the ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund (PAIF), for a series of forums focused on Asia’s bond market.