`Super high yield and super short duration’ is how S.E.A. Asset Management is approaching Asian high yield bond investing, according to Singapore-based CEO Alex Zeeh.
Coming from the asset management side, Stefan Lecher, new head of client portfolio management for Asia-Pacific at UBS Wealth Management in Hong Kong, said unconstrained managers have the best chance to excel.
The world is entering new political-economic territory and the policies that come out of the US present the single biggest risk to investors for years to come, according to Garry Hawker, director of strategic research for growth markets at Mercer in Singapore.
November’s surprise ban of large currency bills in India is one of the greatest single-country risks in emerging markets, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of the Templeton emerging markets group, told FSA.
The acronym VARP is popping up, led by an increasing interest in Pakistan investment.
The upcoming Common Reporting System (CRS) is set to pose “fundamental changes” to the wealth management industry both regionally and globally in 2017, said Kevin Liem, CIO at TTG Wealth Management.
The relationship between interest rates and inflation is what matters for gold investors, said OMGI’s Ned Naylor-Leyland, who remains positive on gold despite wide expectations for rising rates.
FSA asked Asia's fund selector community for their opinions on key issues coming in 2017. We present views from Hang Seng, Mercer, Tri-Lake and OCBC.
The firm aims to get its funds on the shelves of key private bank distributors for the wholesale segment, and it has made key senior hires this year to drive efforts.