After last week's stunning election upset in Malaysia, we asked five experts on what the new government's policy priorities are likely to be and whether it will stay foreign-investor-friendly.
Crude oil prices have surged to three year highs, hitting $77.7 per barrel on May 10. We asked six experts whether this trend will continue and what it means for Asian investors.
The dollar downtrend is boosting portfolio returns and encouraging some wealthy investors not to hedge their currency risks, experts say, but it's a gutsy move.
High US equity market valuations remain a big concern for Asian investors but it remains their favourite region for allocating overseas, according to experts.
Investors are concerned by the high valuations and increasing risk in equities, but are keeping their allocations due to a lack of alternatives and more upside potential, say experts.
A growing gap between Western and Asian central banks’ monetary policies could potentially spur economic growth in Asia and help regional investors enjoy improved returns.
Jerome Powell, the next chairman of the US Federal Reserve, should continue the policies of current head Janet Yellen, which should ensure a good Asia outlook, experts say.
The wealth manager is likely to add equity products and favours long/short hedge funds. It is also seeking macro managers and eyeing smart beta and risk premia strategies.
Take-up of discretionary portfolio management is in the low single digits among Deutsche Bank's wealthy Asian clients, who should take more risk, says the firm's Asia CIO.
Two investment heads agree on the benefits of portfolio risk budgeting, but hold different views on tail-risk hedging and illiquid assets.
The new product, based on the new FTSE China A-H 50 Index, provides exposure to the cheapest stocks of big mainland companies, whether they are listed in China or Hong Kong.
In spite of Indian assets' growth over the last two years, several things have been holding mutual funds back. One of the key obstacles is regulation.