We’re not convinced that the latest trade war détente between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will prove any more lasting than the previous one.
Schroders analysis found that allocating to Asian corporate bonds, with their attractive yields and relatively low levels of risk, backed by solid country and company fundamentals, can improve portfolio efficiency.
Politics could drive performance of Indian assets on a near-term basis, but the long-term fundamental case for investment in India is robust, argues India Investment Specialist, Jigar Gandhi.
Market turbulence has produced attractive income opportunities in Asian corporate bonds against a still positive economic backdrop in the region.
We expect that the US dollar’s strength should fade in 2019 as the pace of US rate hikes begins to slow, which will ease the pressure on Asian bonds next year.
A tumultuous 2018 has left Asian equities significantly cheaper and presenting selective opportunities, but investors need to tread carefully. Four of our Asian equity managers explain why.