EM corporate debt offers positive real yields while Japan stocks are increasingly attractive as a proxy for global growth. Moreover, Asia is set to benefit from the global upturn in the next phase of the cycle.
Asian US dollar bonds have not only withstood the worst of the Covid-19 volatility so far but have come out as attractive as ever – offering investors opportunities to pick value at various points of the yield curve.
The development of COVID-19 raises three key issues: the efficacy of the global response, the path of the recovery, and the conservative behaviour of consumers after a pandemic. PineBridge Investments assesses how these factors could affect fixed income, equities, and alternatives markets.
China’s remarkable consumption and technological trends are the tip of the iceberg; bigger business implications with potential to drive change globally lie out of sight a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by PineBridge Investments highlights.
As a new round of monetary easing sets in, Asian bonds are coming into greater focus for their higher yields and diversification benefits. Arthur Lau, head of Asia ex Japan fixed income at PineBridge Investments, says to manage today’s market uncertainty active bond selection matters more than ever.
Too much capital is chasing too little cash flow and these capital movements are creating waves of short-term market volatility. PineBridge Investments looks at what investors can do to manage risks and stay ahead of growth opportunities.
The global financial market volatility of 2018 has cast doubt on the durability of the long-running global business cycle. Do we face recession risks or continuing, if slower, growth? Markus Schomer, chief economist of PineBridge Investments, sets out the road map for the year ahead.