Higher interest rates make cash more attractive for risk-averse asset owners, but fund managers argue other assets may merit consideration.
In times of market volatility, the allure of holding cash and waiting for the right opportunity to come along can be tempting for investors, but is it the right move now?
Major investors including GIC, VisionSuper, Unisuper and Prudential Life Thailand say that equities could see a correction while cash has become more appealing.
The Philippine insurer has also raised its cash holdings amid fears of a lingering impact from Covid on the local economy and stock market, says chief investment officer Arleen Guevara.
Growth and inflation expectations have rebounded sharply, shows the Bank of America Merrill Lynch monthly fund manager survey. But some allocators remain wary.
Are investors looking to further pile up their cash holdings to hedge against market uncertainties? Four experts tell AsianInvestor their side of the story.
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, we interview the CIOs of Japan’s GPIF and Malaysia’s KWAP, analyse China’s onshore bond market and report from our Taiwan investment forum.
Silverhorn Investment Advisors has seen most of its clients pull money from directional equity and high-yield strategies and put as much as 30% of portfolios into cash.
The fund's target cash weighting was 10%, but it raised the level to near-20% due to strength of returns and resultant selling down of assets. It expects future returns to be lower.
The recent stock market slide in China can be considered a cautionary tale for investors taking on too much risk, says Manulife’s chief equity investment officer for Asia.
BNY Mellon reacts to zero interest rates by offering segregated accounts for cash to institutional clients.
In AsianInvestor's first online survey following the website relaunch, we asked which asset class would be the best pick for returns this year.