The HSBC GIF Asia ex Japan Equity Smaller Companies fund continued its strong run as it delivered a total return of 23% for the first six months of the year, and remained in the first quartile among its competitors for 3-month, 6-month, 1-year and 3-year periods.
In her second quarterly update webcast, Elina Fung, lead manager of the fund, will share the latest strategy and positioning of the fund. On this call, Elina will also answer questions from clients, so please free to email your queries to your local sales representative or you can also ask the questions live during the webcast.
Emerging markets debt (EMD) has performed extremely well so far this year, and is showing historically low volatility.
Price stability coupled with improving fundamentals in some EM economies are attracting funds into EM and lifting valuations in the asset class. Are EM valuations compensating investors for the risks?
Please join HSBC portfolio managers, Nishant Upadhyay and Jaymeson Kumm, as they discuss opportunities and risks in the local and hard currency segments of the asset class. Brian Dunnett, Senior Product Specialist, will moderate the discussion.
•Where we see value in the asset class
•EMD and correlations to oil
•The case for selective exposure to high yield and frontier markets debt
The HSBC GIF Asia ex Japan Equity Smaller Companies fund has recently stopped accepting new money from investors after its AUM reached USD1.3 billion in April 2017. The fund has seen great interest from investors on the back of its strong performance over the past year. In the first three months of 2017, the fund returned 15.6% on a gross-of-fees basis, not only outperforming its own benchmark (+12.8%), but also 88% of its competitors in the universe.
In the first webcast of this quarterly update series, Elina Fung, lead manager of the fund, will share the latest strategy and positioning of the fund and explain how she implements the stock selection process in a noisy market. On this call, Elina will also answer questions from clients, so please free to email your queries to your local sales representative or you can also ask the questions live during the webcast.
With monetary policy normalization in the US underway, managing duration exposure using short duration credit can help mitigate volatility in fixed income portfolios against a backdrop of rising rates.
Join portfolio manager Mary Bowers and product specialist Julian Moore as they explore the lesser known short duration segment within global high yield. Together, they will provide insight into:
-What exactly defines the global short duration high yield segment?
-How it can be particularly attractive in today’s markets
-Where we see the markets moving in the future
In this webinar, Renee Chen, Mandy Chan and Gregory Suen will share the key takeaways from China's National People's Congress (NPC) meeting and its implications to China's macroeconomic and asset class outlook.
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