More investors braving risk factor to make an impact in Asia

SINGAPORE – Asia is gaining ground as a destination for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments, even though the region’s emerging markets are still relatively less mature. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has identified East and South-east Asia as “among the fastest-growing regions for impact investments”, said Mr Justin Pooley, ESG manager for Asia and […]

BT Podcast: Asia IG bonds resilient in rate-rising environment

Synopsis:┬áThe Business Times Podcast channel showcases niche series Money Hacks, Mark To Market and WealthBT, and sponsored series. Bond investors are avoiding Asia’s emerging markets as the region’s resilience to the global inflation threat shows signs of cracking. But there are still opportunities in the Asia IG bond space as correspondent Howie Lim finds out […]