Gold, commodities and real estate are among the asset classes that investors should consider as hedges against inflation, but knowing when to get out is key.
Experts expect China's first margin financing and securities borrowing deals under the expanded QFII scheme to support more short positions and support foreign capital inflow.
The CIO of Korea’s Public Officials Benefit Association tells conference delegates how it will expand its real assets investing drive and find better hedging solutions to cope with FX risks.
Foreign investors face limitations on hedging and lending against their renminbi holdings at a time when their renminbi holdings are growing and the Chinese currency has depreciated.
Asset owners say there are several reasons behind their reluctance to invest into volatility index futures. They explained to AsianInvestor what they were.
With the return of market volatility and the prospect of rising inflation, investors are actively seeking ways to protect their portfolios.
The Taiwan pension fund is not planning to use currency derivatives to counter US dollar volatility, despite some of its board advisers suggesting it should do so.
The Singapore family office’s CIO thinks weak market sentiment will continue for several months and is still largely avoiding alternative credit, emerging markets and commodities.
Global managers are outsourcing FX risk from their growing Asian investments, leading RBC Dexia to set up a dealing desk in Hong Kong.
Investors looking to hedge tail risks should look across asset classes to ensure an affordable premium and a meaningful pay-out, argues III Associates.
The asset manager says its new dynamic strategic hedging programme for Asian currencies should prove timely, as the region's currencies are ultimately expected to rise against the dollar.
Having increased its hedging activity in the past year, the firm plans to use derivatives to help lengthen portfolio duration, says Asia CFO Alistair Brown.