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Investment Solutions Forum 2019 SG - Exclusive Insights - Anand Ramachandran

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1. What is your current thinking about the role of fixed income and credit in HNW / UHNW clients’ portfolios?

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1. What is your current thinking about the role of fixed income and credit in HNW / UHNW clients’ portfolios?

Clients in Asia increasingly look at allocating money to the Asian high yield market because the yields are very attractive. We are in an environment where US rates have come down and have stabilised. The yield pick-up that you're getting with the US tenure is now currently 5% in the region, which if you go back to 2017 which the last time that US rates were at the current rate, the index was giving you 5% so the yield pickup was 2.5. So currently in the environment, you're getting a very attractive yield pickup, which is something that clients should be invested in.