JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) expects the region to remain strong this year due to pent up local demand and post-Covid reopening.
Record levels of green and sustainable debt issuance across Asean indicate potential for continued growth amid investor appetite, shows new research by Climate Bonds Initiative and HSBC.
Eastspring identifies three post-pandemic opportunities that are emerging in the region.
Digitalisation, premiumisation, experience, urbanisation and wellness are driving the Asia consumption story.
Singapore is leading the region.
The firm’s gloomy outlook sees falling global growth the next two years with increasing concern over equities.
Barings’ head of Asean equities Soo Hai Lim expects an expansion of the tourism industry and economic growth potential in Vietnam to support the equity market.
Southeast Asia equities will likely be buoyed by economic growth in 2018, but real estate developers in the sub-region have hit the performance of the Fidelity Asean Fund, managed by Gillian Kwek.
Public Mutual has launched two mutual fund products that invest in the Asean and Greater China markets.
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is eyeing a potential partnership with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange while separately, the Asean trading link between regional exchanges has been shut down.