Active funds investing in the region have low returns relative to their benchmarks over multiple time periods, according to a Cerulli Associates report.
Manager of the Jupiter Asian Income fund Jason Pidcock predicts 2017 will be the last year Chinese growth exceeds 6% as the countdown to its property bubble bursting begins.
Thailand’s investment professionals expressed caution about developed market government bonds while remaining bullish on Asian and emerging market debt.
The ratings agency explains why the exit of Mark Mobius from several Asia- and emerging markets-focused funds does not warrant a downgrade.
With improved conditions in emerging markets set to continue, economic growth in the sector is poised to accelerate, says Gonzalo Pangaro, lead fund manager of T Rowe Price’s Emerging Markets Equity Fund.
Funds investing in syndicated senior corporate loans stand to benefit from rising interest rates, according to Jeff Bakalar, managing director and head of senior loans at Voya IM.
Marketing exodus in Singapore; Cherry blossoms and funds in Japan; S-VACC vs SICAVs; Bond marketing; Brexit 'round the corner; Emerging market bubbles and much more.
Blackrock launching two MPF funds, Singapore’s UOB AM and T. Rowe Price rolling out a tech fund in Singapore; key APAC senior management changes at Australia’s AMP Capital; dwindling number of billionaires around the world; an institutional mandate for UK’s Prestige; Hong Kong and Singapore's regulators penalising professionals for WeChat and spoofing; AIA names David Beckham as its global ambassador; NNIP's positive outlook for Mongolia; etc...