Supported by strong global demand, Asian bonds are attractive because they offer relatively high yield, allowing for a combination of income and capital appreciation. Investment grade bonds are relatively more insulated from market volatility and global macro headwinds compared with other asset classes, offering yield-seeking investors a more stable investment solution.
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At over US$1 trillion1, the hard currency Asian investment grade (IG) credit market has already tripled in size over the past decade. Despite its rapid growth, it remains underrepresented in global indexes. Discover five reasons why Asian IG bonds warrant greater exposure in global portfolios using an active approach.
1 JP Morgan, PineBridge Investments, as of 31 December 2019.
2 PineBridge has been awarded Top 8 Investment House for Asian G3 Bonds in Hong Kong in The Asset Benchmark Research Awards, 2018. Portfolio manager Arthur Lau has been awarded Top 8 Most Astute Investors in Asian Local Currency Bonds , and Highly Commended for Asia G3 Bonds in Hong Kong, while portfolio manager Omar Slim was Highly Commended, Most Astute Investor category, Asian G3 Bonds and Asian Local Currency Bonds in Singapore, The Asset Benchmark Research Awards, 2018. For details of methodology, please visit: https://www.theasset.com/research-project/asian-g3 and https://theasset.com/research-project/asian-local-currency.
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