Rapid developments in genetic sequencing by the world’s top researchers has the potential to create healthier lives and revolutionise medical treatment. Investing in sustainable technology is central to Hermes Impact Opportunities Fund’s investment strategy.
Misgivings over trade disputes, Brexit and US growth continue to be felt in Asian bond markets. But will emerging market assets rally if the US Fed takes a less hawkish stance this year?
Good ideas appear obvious with hindsight but the Hang Seng Big Bay Area indexes are a great market indicator for investors who are interested in investing in a dynamic region in the making.
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.
The number of “millionaires next door” is growing exponentially in Asia-Pacific and they are turning to technology as they seek better returns from their investable assets.
In fixed income markets, where a hike of a few basis points in interest rates could negate a year’s worth of income, risk-free assets are no longer the norm. Putting theory into practice to uncover opportunities means paying attention to detail.
Homeownership rates in the US have gradually been stabilising since 2008, in tandem with the recovery of the domestic housing market. Strong economic indicators suggest solid and sustainable growth for real estate investors, says Walton International Group.
The global financial market volatility of 2018 has cast doubt on the durability of the long-running global business cycle. Do we face recession risks or continuing, if slower, growth? Markus Schomer, chief economist of PineBridge Investments, sets out the road map for the year ahead.
Despite US-China tariffs, Schroders’ Jack Lee urges Asian investors to look at equity strategies more holistically as he outlines his reasons to AsianInvestor.
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.
The latest survey of the largest 300 institutional investors in Asia Pacific revealed greater certainty in their investing plans. But there was a marked split in the direction of these plans.
In the search for yield and improved portfolio performance, Asia’s fixed income investors are increasingly turning their attention to securitised investments. Aegon Asset Management’s Doug Weih explains why he believes this sector is under-appreciated.
State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why the region’s bond markets continue to outperform their global counterparts.
Trailblazing asset owners are aiding cautious investors by adopting environmental, social and governance measures, as a special report researched by AsianInvestor reveals.
In a year of heightened fixed income volatility particularly for emerging markets, Asia’s investment grade credit market stands out as a haven of relative stability.
Information sharing, analysis and on the ground knowledge all contributes to positive emerging market investment strategies, according to Yerlan Syzdykov, global head of emerging markets at Amundi.
Today’s US housing market is built on a solid foundation of steady and healthy growth, according to Walton Global Investments. The real estate investment and development group predicts ongoing demand for this sector means it’s far from heading towards a housing bubble.
With low correlation to geo-political events, now’s the time to re-assess how convertible bonds will drive portfolio performance and deliver diversification.
Asia’s asset managers are increasingly looking at the European market to widen their client base in the search for fresh opportunities and returns.
State Street Global Advisors' Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why index approaches are gaining popularity among investors.