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Growth prospects bright for Asia

Investec Asset Management's Mr Wilfred Wee says his job is to prudently embrace risk to deliver good investment results for clients. Risks cannot be avoided totally but can be mitigated through smart portfolio construction, investment diversification
Investec Asset Management's Mr Wilfred Wee says his job is to prudently embrace risk to deliver good investment results for clients. Risks cannot be avoided totally but can be mitigated through smart portfolio construction, investment diversification and prudent security selection.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Wilfred Wee, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, discusses his market outlook in our series featuring fund managers and financial experts.

Investment specialist Wilfred Wee is a portfolio manager in the global emerging market debt team at Investec Asset Management, responsible for the Asia local currency bond and yuan bond funds.

Before joining Investec in 2013, he worked for sovereign wealth fund GIC for nine years, including three in New York.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 09, 2019, with the headline 'Growth prospects bright for Asia'. Print Edition | Subscribe