HEAD-TO-HEAD: BlackRock Global Allocation vs Schroders Global Multi-Asset Income

For one thing, when market valuations across various asset classes start to look stretched, investing in multi-asset funds is one way of reducing concentrated risk, according to Karen Tan, director and head of global wealth solutions in Asia-Pacific at Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management. Moreover, market volatility has been rising, and multi-asset products help to smooth performance […]

StanChart’s Southeast Asia fund advisory head quits

According to media reports, Torsten Linke, the bank’s managing director and head of relationship management for Southeast Asia, has also quit. A spokeswoman for the bank confirmed Lee’s departure to Fund Selector Asia, but declined to comment on Linke.  Lee joined the private bank in August 2011, according to her Linkedin profile. Lee’s previous roles included working […]

The case for senior loans

Lower volatility and less risk of default-related losses than high yield bonds make senior loans an attractive way to generate income, writes Jeff Bakalar, managing director and group head of the senior loan group at Voya Financial, in sponsored commentary.

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