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.
Elizabeth Soon, head of Asia ex-Japan equities, says unpredictable markets puts the focus on companies robust enough to survive the crisis and gain market share over the long term.
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.
What will be the dominant market drivers in the global economy next year? Markus Schomer, chief economist of PineBridge Investments, sees a three-way toss-up between macro, policy, and politics.
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.