But equity investors should not be running for cover yet, according to optimistic asset managers.
Tag: US Federal Reserve
Focus on US regional banks, says Manulife AM
Easing regulations for smaller lenders and M&A activities will drive US regional bank equities, argues Ryan Lentell, Boston-based portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management.
Gold bull cycle to run at least three years, says OMGI
Gold is expected to enter a bull cycle for at least three years due to the effects of interest rate hikes and inflation expectations, said Ned Naylor-Leyland, fund manager of the Old Mutual Gold and Silver Fund.
Strong US job creation forcing Yellen’s hand
The United States’ non-farm payroll growth in July comfortably outstripped forecasts, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
US Fed: Fewer rate hikes and “bond buying”?
“If you buy investment grade debt, it looks like the Fed will be in your corner,” said David Buckle, head of quantitative research at Fidelity.
Schroders expects June rate hike
The US Federal Reserve will likely raise interest rates one or two times this year, according to Garth Taljard, the firm’s head of multi-asset products for Asia.
India and Indonesia stories wearing thin
”Significant good news” is needed to sustain market momentum in India and Indonesia, according to Tim Jagger, senior vice president and portfolio manager for Asian fixed income at Aviva Investors.
Does the US rate hike create an EM buying opportunity?
Current market volatility is due to uncertainty around the start date, Rieder said. He disagrees with conventional opinion that all emerging markets will be under pressure once the US Fed moves to hike rates later this year. Rieder believes a 25 basis point rate rise will come in September and further hikes will be cautious […]
Asia could have capital outflows-Aberdeen
The prospect of a US rate hike and a stronger dollar could result in fund outflows from Asia in the near term, Young said, in an interview with Fund Selector Asia. “While higher US interest rates will likely damage short-term sentiment and money will flow out of Asian emerging markets, the long-term investment rationale remains intact.” […]
Is a major correction coming in the China market?
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 […]