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Japan - Land of the Rising Stock Market
Japanese equities have been on our recommendation list since last November because we believe it’s an underappreciated market in general. In this second podcast on the topic, Prashant Bhayani revisits the case for Japan.
Volatility Creates Opportunity…End of the Synchronised World
The end of zero and negative interest rate policies in developed countries has led to different macro trends and patterns across the world. In this week’s podcast, Prashant Bhayani shares how to look for investment opportunities
Continue to Fade Dollar
In this week's podcast, Prashant Bhayani shared insights on why we continue to underweight the dollar and arguments on why to fade any potential dollar bounce as it is losing momentum.
After the Volatility, Refocus on IG Bonds
In this podcast, Prashant Bhayani explains our refocus on investment grade bonds after the recent volatility and why the market offers good opportunities for progressively building positions.
Revisit - Why invest in China now?
China stands out in its economic cycle from the rest of the world as its economic policy is easing not tightening. This is important for portfolio construction, says Prashant Bhayani.
Japan Land of Rising ROE? & Update US Bank Lending Data
Prashant Bhayani revisits the Japanese equity market, which he believes is often overlooked by global investors. He lists five reasons why investors should consider adding #Japan to their #portfolio allocation.
Implications of the recent banking turmoil
Grace Tam discusses the latest developments and implications of the recent banking turmoil. Going forward, she says, we can expect tighter credit conditions as banks tighten lending standards and capital markets limit access to weak corporate borrow
US authorities react swiftly to stem contagion risk from the SVB collapse
In today’s podcast, Grace Tam explains how a blessing became a curse for SVB, leading to its collapse, as well as the US authorities' swift response to mitigate the risk of contagion and its potential implications.
First Reaction China Government Work Report
Prashant Bhayani provides his initial reaction to the China Government Work Report presented at this weekend's National People's Congress, focusing on the #policy priorities, GDP and employment targets.
Poor visibility on US soft-landing, no-landing or hard-landing. What to do?
Is the US economy headed for a “soft”, “hard” or “no” landing? Grace Tam, our Chief Investment Advisor Hong Kong, discusses the recent market developments and portfolio diversification options for investors.
BOJ Policy Matters for Global Yields…..Last Central Bank Standing
As the first central bank to lead the move towards negative rates, quantitative easing and central bank intervention under Bank of Japan governor Kuroda, his impending retirement marks the end of an era.
We were early relative to consensus on a positive view on China equities. What do we think now?
Given the large rise in China equities in the past three months, what do we think now? Prashant Bhayani outlines six key reasons why the rally in China equities still has legs in the medium term. And he recommends investing in China equities
After the Dollar weakness, What Do We Think Now?
After the largest USD rally in two decades, the dollar has dropped by 10% from its peak in September, with its year-to-date performance standing at -2.8%. What do we think now?
Our Asset Allocation Calls are Working….
Is the “Goldilocks” period back? Prashant Bhayani explains why both USD and investment grade bonds are rallying, and non-US equities are outperforming. Additionally, he provides our views on investment opportunities.
What do we think of China Reopening and Risks?
We had moved to a more optimistic view on China equities just a few months ago. However, events have moved more quickly than we expected. In today’s podcast, Prashant Bhayani analyses the policy decisions in the China.
2023 Market Outlook and Investment Themes
2022 was the worst year for a 60/40 balanced portfolio since the 1930s. What do we think about 2023? Prashant Bhayani discusses three key questions on everyone’s mind: How severe will any potential recession be? When will inflation peak?
China Reopening Rally?
China Reopening Rally?
Bonds are Back! We were correct on our timing to go Upgrade to go Overweight US Treasuries & US Investment Grade, What to do Now?
Prashant Bhayani outlines why high quality Asia hybrids can be looked at for income.
China Update on Covid and Property Measures
There now is an incremental reopening process underway and this is important, says Prashant Bhayani as he discusses the easing of Covid restrictions and the property market measures in China.
FOMC Powell: Slower, Higher, For Longer
A downshift in the pace of hikes is coming soon but the Fed now expects a higher terminal rate than it projected earlier says Prashant Bhayani, as he shares key takeaways from the November FOMC meeting.