HSBC Global Asset Management makes the case for Asian bonds as it launches three funds into China through the northbound MRF channel.
Tag: Asian bonds
BEA reassures Asia bond investors
Asia bond valuations are appealing, but liquidity needs to return to the market before investors are convinced, according to BEA Union Investments’ fixed income head.
Asia bonds to attract yield seekers, Gao Teng says
The Tencent-backed firm is yet another manager who is upbeat on the higher-yielding Asian bond market, despite the risks.
Asia bonds in a ‘rare sweet spot’: Western Asset
Key risks for the asset class have subsided in synch, creating favourable conditions, according to the Legg Mason affiliate firm.
BEA Union: Asian bonds face rate hikes and defaults
Focusing on higher quality and short-dated bonds will help ease the risk of defaults in Asian USD-denominated bonds, said Pheona Tsang, head of fixed income at BEA Union Investment.
Asian HY defaults may hit 3%: Manulife AM
Defaults on Asian high yield corporate bonds may surpass the 2.9% level reported in 2015 due to difficulty in refinancing debt, said Jimond Wong, managing director and senior portfolio manager for Pan-Asia bonds at Manulife Asset Management.
Bond investors turn to local currency Asian bonds
Local currency Asian and emerging market bonds are becoming more attractive as US reform impetus stalls, according to M&G’s Claudia Calich.
HSBC GAM launches Asian high income product
The new HSBC Asia High Income Bond Fund is said to have a balanced approach between the firm’s existing Asian bond and high yield strategy, as investors continue chasing for yields.
Investing in Asian bond markets
Fast growing volumes, liquidity and diversity provide more options for regional investors, argues Clifford Lau, head of fixed income for Asia-Pacific at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
A preference for short duration
Short duration bonds are key to mitigating volatility in bond holdings, according to Jim Veneau, Axa Investment Managers head of fixed income in Asia.