How can investors reconcile the apparent dissonance between stock and bond markets? While global yields are sloping downward and negative-yielding bonds have passed the $13 trillion mark, stock markets around the world are close to historic highs. Simultaneously, corporate credit continues to grow, even as global growth is slowing down, and rising trade tensions have increased the pressure on the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve to "lean against the wind" by cutting rates. What are the main concerns and opportunities given the current uncertainty? Will Asia be able to provide continued growth, and where do investors see opportunities in the region specifically?
Liew Tzu Mi
Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, GIC
Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder, Tor Investment Management
CEO, Pengyuan International
Managing Director and Global Head of Credit Research, PIMCO
CEO, Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner, DW Partners