The private bank is bringing in a bond market veteran as chief investment officer, with the current incumbent set to take on another role.
Investors remain keen on emerging market assets despite the Fed's decision to begin unwinding its balance sheet, but it could be time for a change in approach, experts say.
Investment strategists are tipping emerging-market fixed income to perform well, but advise shifting into higher-quality instruments in that segment.
The two private banks have struck a deal that industry observers say makes sense for the firms and their clients and reflects a rising trend for wealth management alliances.
Hou Wey Fook, head of managed investment solutions at the private bank, outlines how his team incorporates active and passive funds in client portfolios, and its use of consultants.
The private banking arm of OCBC said it sees merit in investing into the unpopular asset class, as well as factor-based strategies and investments into innovative technology.