The Swiss insurer’s CIO for Hong Kong and Singapore wants to buy longer-dated bonds to better match the firm’s assets to its liabilities. But that's easier said than done.
Tighter US monetary policy, trade conflicts and political upheaval made 2018 a testing year for Asia and emerging markets. November's recovery in Asian assets left investors wondering if this rally will continue.
Asian bond markets were lacklustre performers throughout 2018. We asked four market experts whether they will offer a bit more zest for investors over the coming year.
Some China bullishness is beginning to re-emerge from the shadows as hopes for a trade breakthrough build. But buyers beware.
Sino-US trade tensions and rising defaults won't scare off foreign investment in the onshore China bond market just yet − not with index inclusion looming and more tax incentives.
Chinese corporate defaults have risen sharply this year. We asked three experts whether this poses a systemic risk to markets and how it is impacting investor sentiment.