Emerging ASEAN markets recorded good inflows in the past few months, reversing the situation of net outflows in 2018. We also look at their attractive demographic profiles and the corporate governance versus other emerging markets.
Where next for global equities?
Looking past stellar Q1 returns, we discuss positioning going forward and the need to navigate the conflicting signals offered by equity and bond markets today
Apr 10, 2019
Has China-A fully priced in the MSCI inclusion? Not yet.
With the CSI300 up ~25% YTD, many clients are worried that the market has fully priced in the MSCI inclusion. We review 5 flawed assumptions and explain why the rally is just the start of a long-term trend.
Mar 26, 2019
The Chinese Economy’s 5 Biggest Myths
As China markets reacted to expansionary policy news, familiar criticism of China’s debt and leverage concerns has begun to emerge from global investors. Separating myths from reality, our advisor Say Boon Lim shares his thoughts on the 5 biggest myths about China’s economy.
Mar 13, 2019
Good news may be bad news – look ahead not backwards
So far in 2019, markets have moved positively and our worst fears from Q4 remain unfounded. However, investors should not be complacent and interpret this period of good news as predictive of the rest of 2019. Markets are likely to again fear the future. In this week’s post, our advisor Say Boon Lim
Feb 18, 2019
Emerging ASEAN and Asia Innovation, 6 months after launch
As we pass the 6-month anniversary of our latest ETFs, we review their performance since launch, the underlying story behind the exposures and the potential for returns going forward.
Feb 13, 2019
Making the Case for Localized Quant Investing in Emerging Markets
In this Q&A, Phillip Wool talks about the challenges of EM investing and how a localized, systematic approach can help to unlock a rich source of sustainable alpha.
Mar 7, 2019