Fund manager interview series

A rigorous approach and longer-term focus will add up

JP Morgan Asset Management portfolio manager Pauline Ng sees the Asian region as having good prospects for outperformance, compared to Western developed markets.
JP Morgan Asset Management portfolio manager Pauline Ng sees the Asian region as having good prospects for outperformance, compared to Western developed markets.ST PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

JP Morgan Asset Management portfolio manager Pauline Ng, who heads emerging markets and Asia-Pacific equities, talks about the Asean region in our series featuring fund managers.

Ms Pauline Ng, a portfolio manager who heads emerging markets and Asia Pacific equities at JP Morgan Asset Management, leads a team of five investment professionals. She has been involved with Asean strategy since 2005.

The JPMorgan Funds - Asean Equity Fund employs a multi-cap approach to investing in companies that have positive long-term structural growth stories, rather than being overly exposed to the shorter-term economic cycle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 01, 2018, with the headline 'A rigorous approach and longer-term focus will add up'. Print Edition | Subscribe