Six reasons for investors to allocate to Chinese bonds
Whilst the inclusion of China’s A-Shares in MSCI’s indices took its share of the limelight, the announcement of Chinese bond inclusion in Bloomberg Barclays’ Global Aggregate Index appears to have been less explored.
The case for Chinese fixed income
As the world’s third largest bond market, Chinese fixed income is significantly under-represented in global portfolios. This looks set to change. This viewpoint examines the benefits for investors when investing in Chinese bonds and asks whether China behaves more like an emerging or developed fixed income market.
Globalising the renminbi
China wants the renminbi to become a globally accepted medium of exchange, store of wealth and fully fledged reserve currency. This viewpoint looks at the efforts underway to reform domestic financial markets and liberalise the capital account before the renminbi can be fully internationalised.
US Tariffs and their effects on Emerging Market Debt
Mike Hugman, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, argues that this round of actions is now largely announced and reflected in markets and will create opportunities to add risk to portfolios via EM currencies and equities in coming weeks.
Chinese New Year: Five investment themes for the ‘Year of the Dog’
Chinese New Year is set to arrive on 16 February 2018, leaving behind the Year of the Rooster and ushering in the Year of the Dog. What are the key themes to look out for in the coming canine-related year?
Podcast: A fixed income perspective on China
Mark Evans, analyst at Investec Asset Management, discusses the investment case for China following the recent release of their latest GDP figures.
The Journal Volume 3: The evolution of China’s capital markets
We are embarking on a new era in global markets: it is likely to be one that has China’s increasing integration into the global financial system at its core.