Tighter US monetary policy, trade conflicts and political upheaval made 2018 a testing year for Asia and emerging markets. November's recovery in Asian assets left investors wondering if this rally will continue.
After 2017’s relatively benign investment climate, 2018’s uncertainty leaves fund managers reconsidering their portfolio mix. AsianInvestor recently partnered with State Street Global Advisors and the ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund (PAIF), for a series of forums focused on Asia’s bond market.
State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why the region’s bond markets continue to outperform their global counterparts.
State Street Global Advisors' Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why index approaches are gaining popularity among investors.
2018 has so far been a challenging period for local and US dollar-denominated Asian debt markets. However, as State Street Global Advisors' Kheng-Siang Ng explains, hard and local currency bond markets continue to present a varied and differentiated opportunity set to investors.
Asian debt continues to hold up well despite global headwinds and the EM debt outlook remains positive. State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why.