Asian fixed income assets – including Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds – are luring growing numbers of global investors who are striving for reliable and consistent returns amid macro uncertainty compounded by rising inflation and rates, according to HSBC Asset Management.
As US fixed income default rates rose and yields fell during the pandemic, are Asian bonds, which have had more stable yields through 2020, looking more attractive?
Beyond Profit: How effective sustainability measurement will take Asian bond portfolios to the next level
Despite its strong growth in the past year, the long-term success of sustainable bonds in Asia relies on greater disclosure and a clear, data-driven investment process to assess and measure the impact of proceeds, according to Angus Hui, head of Asian and emerging market credit, Asian fixed income at Schroders. In this Beyond Profit series, Schroders explores sustainability in various investment aspects.
PineBridge Investments’ Asia ex Japan fixed income team, led by Arthur Lau, co-head of emerging markets fixed income and head of Asia ex Japan fixed income, explains why China’s $17.5 trillion onshore bond market can no longer be overlooked – and why navigating its unique features is key.
The largest life insurer in Taiwan is set to invest more in US dollar bonds as yields are on an upward trend and hedging costs are expected to fall.
Last year's events forced the sovereign wealth fund to take a short-term view on risks despite its long-term mandate.