Regional chief investment officers gather to discuss their investment strategies in wake of the collision between geopolitics and sustained low rates.
Institutional investors are allocating more to private equity at the expense of hedge funds and the trend looks set to continue, a survey from EY shows.
As a new round of monetary easing sets in, Asian bonds are coming into greater focus for their higher yields and diversification benefits. Arthur Lau, head of Asia ex Japan fixed income at PineBridge Investments, says to manage today’s market uncertainty active bond selection matters more than ever.
Wealthy investors in Asia are more willing to take risks than their peers in the West, although they may not realise it, a survey study by RBC Wealth Management shows.
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.
Asset owners, lawyers and fund managers believe rising violence surrounding the protests in Hong Kong will hurt its financial appeal and could cause investors to relocate to Singapore.