How multi-asset can help navigate volatility
Against the backdrop of heightened market volatility, slowing economic growth and geopolitical tensions, a multi-asset approach to investing is a good way to capture late-cycle opportunities without taking on excessive risk.
State Street’s Anderson targets US value stocks as growth dips
Global growth will struggle in 2017 and investors are advised to move away from expensive sectors and pivot to those that offer value, according to Kevin Anderson, State Street Global Advisors’ Hong Kong-based head of investments for Asia Pacific.
BMO PB overweights European equities
Europe and Japan equities are favoured, but a key investment risk is China’s GDP surprising to the downside, said Edmund Yun, executive director and head of investment for Asia, who shared his second half views with Fund Selector Asia.
Morgan Stanley vs Templeton
HEAD-TO-HEAD. The global fixed income market is undergoing a period of high volatility. While the European authorities are in final negotiation stages to save Greece from a potential default, the US looks set to hike interest rates sometime this year.
ETFs to become core portfolio holdings in Asia, Cerulli says
Distributors in Asia-Pacific are likely to use exchange-traded funds and other index-tracking products as core holdings when building model portfolios, and actively-managed funds could become satellite holdings, according to a report from Cerulli Associates.
Hong Kong SFC fines Phillips Securities over fund mis-selling
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reprimanded and fined Phillip Securities $1m for failings in selling a fund to four clients who lost their investment.