Geoffrey Lunt, senior product specialist for Asian fixed income at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains the role and benefits of Hong Kong dollar bonds, especially for domestic institutions.
Facing a world where generating returns could become more challenging, investors are increasingly eyeing new opportunities in emerging markets.
Investors are now being empowered to integrate ESG factors into their core investments in markets around the world by using the new S&P ESG Index Series.
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.
The biotech industry in Asia is in its infancy, but investors are eager to find out more about this exciting marketplace. As such, the CESC launched an index tracking its performance.
China’s smaller companies are conducting structural changes through innovation.
The backdrop for Hong Kong dollar bonds appears supportive for those investors seeking tried-and-tested assets to weather the uncertain macro outlook.
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.
As volatility returns sparked by the ongoing US-China trade dispute, investors require a compass to measure risks of Chinese companies listed on Hong Kong’s stock market.
The challenges facing China’s economy were plain to see in 2018. But the nation’s ongoing commitment to sustainable growth means the Hang Seng China New Economy Index is one avenue investors can use to find higher returns.
Singapore’s new corporate structure, the Variable Capital Company is helping to deliver on industry demands for a local product that is both suitable for all types of investment funds and which is also competitive on the international stage.
Taking an active approach to managing fixed income portfolios can be the key to outperformance. Doing this effectively matters in Asia, in particular, given the higher risk of defaults in 2019.
The end of the current growth cycle is looming on the horizon, but choppy market conditions are no reason to be pessimistic, according to Schroders’ Simon Doyle who urges investors to get active because there’s no such thing as a free lunch.
A new survey by Greenwich Associates reveals many global investors are considering Asian opportunities given that low yields in the US, Europe and Japan have proved advantageous for those investing in Asian fixed income assets.
The largest REITs manager in the US, Cohen & Steers is focused increasingly on Asia as it taps into the region’s growing private wealth sector. In recognition of its global focus and consistently outstanding results, this dynamic company also recently won AsianInvestor’s 2019 Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) award.
Volatile markets and a delicate global macro-economic environment have kept some investors on the sidelines. But the economic cycle should not be a barrier to opportunity, says PineBridge Investments.
Fund managers need to organise and interrogate data in a consistent manner if they are to spot alpha and satisfy institutional client and regulator needs, say industry experts.
MSCI strives to power better investment decisions enabling the investment community to increase their exposure to Chinese equities by giving them more access to A shares.
Asia’s tech-savvy financial experts are world leaders in adopting fintech solutions but for superior investment advice, clients are looking for human intelligence, coupled with machine learning.
Willis Towers Watson addresses common myths surrounding the outsourced chief investment officers model, to help asset owners better understand this alternative management approach to portfolio construction and implementation.