China will see a stronger renminbi and a looser money supply in 2018, as the authorities’ agenda aimed at curbing domestic leverage evolves, argues Gregory Suen, investment director for Asian fixed income at HSBC Global Asset Management.
Fund managers weigh in after ECB president Mario Draghi jolted markets with his bold monetary policy moves.
In a video interview, Jiek Sohn, investment director at M&G Investments, talks about the impact of the coming US rate hike on European bonds.
When the People’s Bank of China imposed a 1% reduction on the required reserve ratio – the amount of cash reserves a bank must hold – on 20 April, bringing the rate down to 18.5%, it triggered a wave of positive sentiment. However, Rothman, investment strategist at Matthews Asia, believes that the hopes of increased […]
Rieder, who was on visit to Hong Kong and China last week, said ten years ago there was a $4-$5trn net supply of fixed income each year. This year, the net supply will be $700bn, 15% of what was available a decade ago. “At the same time there is a huge aging population that needs […]
Schroders became the second firm in a week to warn on China’s overheating market after BlackRock said it would be selective and continuously flexible in terms of sector picking and choosing between A-and H-share stocks. Emerging-market assets could be impacted when the US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, according to a recent research note from […]
In March, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Bank of Thailand (BoT) and the Bank of Korea (BoK) cut their respective key interest rates by 25 basis points each to support economic growth. “We believe that central banks in India, Thailand and Korea will continue to lean towards looser monetary policies, which should provide […]