Moody’s and fund managers believe further debt downgrades are an inevitability as Covid-19’s impact continues. China could offer both strong investments and potential defaulters.
Fixed income offers wide-ranging diversification benefits ranging from generating total return – comprised of income and capital appreciation – to managing downside risks.
A favourable risk-return profile, potential extra yield and diversification are some of the key reasons supporting the investment case for Asian local currency fixed income.
The Taiwan state pension fund is keen to hire five fund managers for the portfolio this year after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its plans.
The various features and benefits of Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds make them an important addition to the portfolios of institutional investors of all types. This video highlights the role and application of this asset class.
Most current valuations have already accounted for the uncertainty regarding the length of the recovery.