The Asian bond market offers refuge with higher yields and stable return but investors need to navigate idiosyncratic risks and the impact of policy and politics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The long-awaited inclusion of onshore China bonds in a global index is a tipping point for fixed income investing that may influence portfolios going forward.
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.
Too much capital is chasing too little cash flow and these capital movements are creating waves of short-term market volatility. PineBridge Investments looks at what investors can do to manage risks and stay ahead of growth opportunities.
The ongoing trade dispute between two of the world’s largest nations is a significant force influencing market movements. State Street Global Advisors’ Kheng-Siang Ng believes a successful resolution could unleash pent-up demand.
Despite economic anxiety, it’s possible to identify pockets of outperformance, said Jupiter Asset Management’s multi-asset head.
After a sharp sell-off and a strong recovery, Asian bonds still offer value to pro-active investors seeking opportunities in fluid market conditions.
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.
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?