Why Loomis Sayles shuns Apple in its growth funds
The firm prefers companies that benefit from high barriers to entry, and Apple, despite being a popular growth stock, does not meet that criteria, according to Hollie Briggs, Boston-based vice president and product manager for growth equity strategies.
Deutsche Wealth: Fixed income loses appeal
Rising interest rates and yields have made Deutsche Bank Wealth Management pessimistic about fixed income investment, according to Tuan Huynh, Singapore-based chief investment officer and head of discretionary portfolio management for Asia-Pacific.
T Rowe: 2018 won’t be the same for global equities
The upside for global equities markets has become weaker in the long-term as global growth has peaked, according to Thomas Poullaouec, head of multi-asset solutions for Asia-Pacific at T Rowe Price.
Mercer: Baked-in optimism warrants portfolio review
Equity markets are priced for positive scenarios and investors should now review portfolios with an eye on currency denomination and cash holdings, said Garry Hawker, partner and director of strategic research for growth markets.