There is continued appetite for this asset class as a portfolio tool for investors to achieve specific goals such as matching liabilities and avoiding currency risk. But greater choice, more liquidity and higher yields are in growing demand.
In our latest Year of the Rat outlook, we consider which mainstream assets will be the top performers, and which are the ones to avoid.
Following China's recent issuance of dollar and euro government bonds, AsianInvestor asks investors if mainland debt can become an alternative to US Treasuries.
The Dutch pension fund giant provided exclusive detail to AsianInvestor about its plans and expectations for the new portfolio, to be run with the help of local partner E Fund.
The Dutch retirement asset manager is hiring investment staff for its first branches in Beijing and Shanghai in a pioneering move as it ramps up its expansion drive in Asia.
Investors hunting for higher-yield fixed income might have better luck with Asian high-yield debt. But what are the caveats?