Fixed income


Flexibility is key to fixed income in 2021 even if inflation rebounds

Flexibility is key to fixed income in 2021 even if inflation rebo

(ATF) Traditionally, fixed income has been a diversifying asset class that typically performs well when risk markets such as equities sell off. However, many are questioning whether this approach is still as effective with bond yields so low — and with good reason. In the first quarter of 2020, the …

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The new frontier for global bond investors

The new frontier for global bond investors

(ATF) Despite increases in foreign holdings in every quarter over the past three years, less than 3% of China's vast domestic bond market — the world's second-largest — was owned by foreign investors as of the end of June, according to Moody's.Jean-Charles Sambor, head of global emerging market debt at …

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Hong Kong stocks battered by US sanctions

Hong Kong stocks battered by US sanctions

(ATF) Hong Kong: Asian markets retreated further after various governments announced fresh restrictions to curb another wave of the coronavirus as the global tally exceeded 38.5 million with 1.1 million deaths world-wide. Meanwhile, Hong Kong stocks underperformed after the US State Department named 10 individuals, including Hong Kong Chief Executive …

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