Long considered a safe-haven in troubling times, gold can provide liquidity and protection in risk-off scenarios - especially during systemic events affecting multiple regions and industries. It also provides a cost-effective hedging function compared to other options. Yet investors often still have reservations when it comes to adding or increasing gold exposure in their portfolios.
Bringing Asian institutions up to speed with global best practice in portfolio construction will be one of the key topics to be discussed on a panel at our Asian Investment Summit next week.
Fidelity International is investigating whether two of its most experienced fund managers in Hong Kong breached internal codes of conduct.
Transition managers can look forward to continued growth in demand for advisory services this year, says State StreetÆs Justin Balogh.
Provided the US doesnÆt double-dip into recession, that inflation and deflation are both contained, and that Asian export economies can rebalance, say global equity CIOs.
Peter Ryan-Kane steps into a newly created role to help Asia-Pacific clients adapt to new investment opportunities.