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.
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.
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.
Trailblazing asset owners are aiding cautious investors by adopting environmental, social and governance measures, as a special report researched by AsianInvestor reveals.
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.
Given the current market turbulence, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Priscilla Luk explains why the time’s right to use indexation and multi-asset solutions for better diversification.
One of the world’s largest asset managers, Franklin Templeton Investments is actively building its data science and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to enhance its investment processes.
The lure of property-related assets for Asia’s investors and their desire for diversification gives Walton International Group’s Gary Tom reason to believe land planning and development is ready to take off.
AXA Investment Managers’ multi-premia approach aims to generate alpha by taking advantage of price anomalies.
Asian bond market investors face challenging times, but interest rates, credit selection, and local currencies create opportunities for alpha, according to Manulife Asset Management.
To capitalise on the appeal of US real estate in promising parts of the country, Barry Dluzen of Walton Global Holdings explains the due diligence roadmap for asset owners to follow.
MSCI’s inclusion of China A large cap shares in its emerging markets (EM) index presents exciting new investment opportunities. Gary O’Brien, head of custody product at BNP Paribas Securities Services, Asia Pacific, breaks down how they can be captured.
While Asia’s businesses are rapidly adopting ESG principles, the asset manager believes there needs to be an increasing focus on audits.
As rising interest rates take some of the shine off the bond market, FinEX Asia suggests investors explore consumer finance for stable returns.
Kames Capital’s diversified income strategy aims to deliver regular income of 5% p.a., and a total return of 7-8%, by blending a range of assets and alternatives.
Amundi is launching the world’s largest emerging markets green bond fund with IFC. Here's what it could achieve.
The fund’s AUM has reached $1 billion and offers the features and characteristics of both stocks and bonds.
Willis Towers Watson advocates a bespoke modelling framework to answer those “what if” questions when reviewing or changing portfolios.