Even against a downbeat backdrop of rising inflation and central banks playing policy catch-up, investors can maximise the potential of emerging opportunities in bond markets if they hold steady and look past accelerating price rises.
A China equities allocation makes sense when considering global growth, consumerism, foreign investment and the potential for higher returns. As an institutional investor or investment professional, being exposed to China has traditionally been an ancillary outcome of a decision to own emerging market (EM) equities. However, we believe there are potential return and risk benefits from considering China as an independent allocation.
With a cautious sigh of relief, we are now moving into the final stages of 2020. Despite the challenges faced this year, the outlook for bond investors in Asia remains positive.
As we enter the final two months of 2019, State Street Global Advisors thought it would be helpful to evaluate what has been an eventful year so far and its impact on the bond markets.
Many institutional investors are seriously considering adding fixed income ETFs to their portfolios. Here in our second instalment we continue to dispel some myths about the investment vehicle.
Loosening monetary policy amongst Asia’s central banks should provide a good environment for the region’s debt markets. However, all this could change if the truce between the US and China expires.
A new survey by Greenwich Associates indicates that investors see exchange-traded funds as an increasingly effective tool to access Asian fixed income. The liquidity of the products is a particular draw.
A policy U-turn by central banks bolstered bond markets in early 2019 but will key regional elections create some turbulence ahead? State Street Global Advisors’ Kheng-Siang Ng outlines how Asia’s markets are likely to react.
After a difficult 2018, it seems 2019’s Year of the Pig, representing luck, wealth, and prosperity, is an opportune time for investors to reassess China’s domestic bonds. State Street Global Advisors’ Kheng-Siang Ng outlines their appeal in global indexes.
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.