Fund manager interview series

Looking to new investing avenues and Asian fixed income

Ng Kheng Siang, Asia-Pacific head of fixed income at State Street Global Advisors, discusses his outlook on opportunities in our series featuring fund managers and market experts.

Mr Ng Kheng Siang feels that the headwinds faced by the bond market last year stemmed mainly from uncertainty about whether the US Federal Reserve would continue to raise interest rates. However, since the start of this year, there has been a more optimis
Mr Ng Kheng Siang feels that the headwinds faced by the bond market last year stemmed mainly from uncertainty about whether the US Federal Reserve would continue to raise interest rates. However, since the start of this year, there has been a more optimistic outlook. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Singapore-based Ng Kheng Siang is responsible for leading the Asia-Pacific fixed-income teams managing global and local mandates as well as driving the effort to provide innovative solutions to clients in the region.

Before joining State Street Global Advisors in 2005, he was a portfolio manager at ABN Amro Asset Management, where he managed global fixed-income portfolios. He started his career as a portfolio manager at Bank Negara Malaysia, where he managed fixed-income portfolios of the foreign reserves.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 28, 2019, with the headline 'Looking to new investing avenues and Asian fixed income'. Subscribe