Asset Class in Focus
Franklin Templeton bullish on SEA banks
Infrastructure investments in Thailand and Indonesia are expected to boost demand for commercial financing and to benefit local banking sectors, according to Eric Mok, a senior executive director at Franklin Templeton Investments.
BoS: Hunt for China’s tech theme in healthcare, finance
Investors with an appetite for China’s new technology opportunities should look to sectors where they are applied, rather than overvalued tech companies, argues Johan Jooste, chief investment officer at Bank of Singapore.
Citi PB: Reforms to boost China’s old economy in 2018
Chinese banks, seen as risky by many investors, are looking attractive in 2018 due to ongoing reforms, said Ken Peng, Citi Private Bank investment strategist for Asia-Pacific, who also likes China’s industrial sector.