This week FSA presents a quick comparison of two Europe fixed income products: the Fidelity Euro Corporate Bond Fund and the Invesco Euro Corporate Bond Fund.
Dispelling concerns about default rates, liquidity and diversification potential, BlackRock’s Neeraj Seth says Asian high yield offers investors the income and growth they want.
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137 out of 138 multi-asset funds declined less than the S&P 500 (-13.83%) during Q4, according to FE data. The exception was the Manulife All Weather Portfolio Growth Plus, which fell -14.44.
The inclusion of RMB-denominated bonds in leading global indices will be a turning point for the onshore bond market, following the pattern of the Stock Connect, said Ivan Chung, an associate managing director at Moody’s Investors Service.
Managing a bond ETF requires a different skill-set than an equity ETF due to the high number of issuance in a bond index as well as liquidity, according to Mark Raes, Toronto-based head of product at BMO Exchange Traded Funds.
China’s regulatory body for internet security is said to be in discussions for ownership stakes in tech giants such as Tencent and social media units under Alibaba, according to industry reports.
Developing a global family office unit and offering discretionary mandates are part of the firm’s strategy to become a global Chinese wealth manager, according to William Ma, co-chief investment officer in Hong Kong.
FSA asked investment professionals from Stratton Street, Jupiter AM, Standard Life Investments and OMGI to reveal a past investing mistake and explain what they have learned from it.
Huge “non-bank banks” are about to roll out of China, which is spreading fintech innovation to other parts of Asia, according to venture capital firms.