Asia fixed income moves into the spotlight

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As developed market central banks repressed rates in response to the financial crisis, and then Covid-19, traditional risk assets rose to record highs. This beta driven market forced investors into unfamiliar territory in the search for yield, says Arthur Lau, co-head of emerging markets fixed income, PineBridge Investments. One such area has been Asia fixed income, which has become an increasingly prominent part of institutional investor portfolios. However, as with any major policy shift, the first US rate hike since 2016 is likely to set off market volatility. While investors may have...

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