Head of Asian Fixed Income
Improving global growth and low inflation should be supportive forces for Asian bonds in 2018 but higher oil prices could be a headwind for the region.
Rajeev de Mello explains the attractions of Chinese bonds and gives an overview of the new Bond Connect scheme making it easier for global investors to access the market.
Interest rates and yields on government bonds remain near record lows leaving investors scrambling for solutions to their income problems. Rajeev De Mello explains why emerging market corporate debt provides an answer.
The People’s Bank of China has announced on Wednesday that it will be removing quotas on its bond market. The opening of the bond market to long-term investors is a significant step in the further integration of the Chinese capital markets into global markets.
Market volatility exposed investors’ unease over China’s slowdown, but Rajeev De Mello says the country’s growth is stabilising and investors must choose the right assets for a gradual recovery.
The pain in emerging markets has been in the preparation for the Federal Reserve's lift-off, according to Rajeev De Mello, but the rate hiking cycle could be positive for the region.