BT Podcasts: Opportunities for investors in Asian bond funds

In this podcast, Ng Kheng Siang from State Street Global Advisors feels very strongly about Asian bonds. Listen to find out why. PHOTO: STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS

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Despite global tensions upending global growth and inflation near record highs, Asian bonds remain relatively stable and attractive to investors. Why? Correspondent Howie Lim speaks to Kheng Siang Ng, head of fixed income and head of Singapore at State Street Global Advisors to find out. This episode is brought to you by State Street Global Advisors.

Highlights (click/tap above): 

02:40 Why Asian central banks won’t follow the Fed

03:22 Scrutinise policy movements when formulating strategies

05:42 The situation in Singapore with inflation

07:13 Asian bonds still doing better than US peers

09:49 Themes Asian bonds investors can look out for

11:25 Asian bonds resilient even in the face of tightening monetary policy

12:28 Opportunities within bond funds

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Produced by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg) and Lee Kim Siang

Edited by: Howie Lim


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