Over the past decade, the Asian fixed income universe has benefited from significantly improved
economic fundamentals and has grown to become one of the largest regional bond markets in the
world, supported by institutional, regulatory and infrastructure reforms.
Neal Capecci, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, Pan-Asia Bonds, shares his views on how these
developments, alongside the manifold sources of growth and the region’s increasingly accommodative
monetary policy, have created a quality, liquid, standalone market, which offers attractive real yields
and diverse investment opportunities.
Finally as the year draws to a close, Neal will look ahead to 2020 and consider the prospects and
challenges the new year may bring.
Emily Chew, Global Head of ESG Research and Integration
Tackling risks related to climate change has become an increasingly important priority for investors. Sustainable investing is one way in which the investment community can help to address climate-related risks. Our Global Head of ESG Research and Integration Emily Chew shares her insight.
Frances Donald, Chief Economist & Head of Macro Strategy
The Fed cuts rates—will there be more to come?
The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday has been widely expected and shouldn't surprise anyone. But whether the central bank has done enough to revive economic growth continues to be the focus of many heated debates among market participants.
Margaret Eve Childe, Director, ESG Research & Integration
Margaret Childe, Director of ESG Research and Integration at Manulife Investment Management discusses the fundamentals of sustainable investing, how ESG factors are used in portfolio construction and emerging themes and regulation that are driving the shift towards sustainable finance.
Keith A. Balter, Director, Economic Research, Hancock Natural Resource Group
Much has been written about how the U.S.-China trade war has hurt investor sentiment and the macroeconomic environment. But how has the dispute impacted farmland investors and how has it affected global agricultural trade flow? Keith A. Balter, Director, Economic Research, Hancock Natural Resource Group takes a closer look.
Daniel S. Janis III, Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi-Sector Fixed Income, Manulife Asset Management
At this stage in the credit cycle, how should fixed-income investors approach the asset class and how will the strength of the U.S. dollar affect returns? Daniel S. Janis III, who leads our Multi-Sector Fixed Income team, shares his views. He also takes a closer look at emerging markets (EM) and explains why he believes select opportunities could be found within the EM universe.
Emily Chew, Global Head of ESG Research and Integration, Manulife Asset Management
Emily Chew, Global Head of ESG Research and Integration at Manulife Asset Management shares her views on how the role of ESG analysis has evolved and explains why active fund managers integrating ESG research into their investment process could gain an edge over the competition.
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Why Asian fixed income makes sense in the face of rising uncertaintyNeal Capecci, CFA, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Asian Fixed Income[[ webcastStartDate * 1000 | amDateFormat: 'MMM D YYYY h:mm a' ]]5 mins