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In-depth, expert analysis on the changing landscape of investments around the world. Leading asset managers reports uncover trends, highlight changes and consider future strategic impact.

Manulife -Timberland and Farmland: Working Together in a Mixed Asset Portfolio

A combination of timberland and farmland can reduce variance in portfolio returns Timberland and farmland assets have been used and tracked as components of institutional portfolios for over two decades, establishing a strong historical record of performance, low to moderate risk, and favourable diversification characteristics. 

Company: Manulife
Date added: 29-04-2019
Sector: Timber

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Manulife - China bonds inclusion in global bond indices

In this Q&A, Paula Chan, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, and, Eric Liu, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, offer their perspectives on the opportunities for global investors in China’s fast-growing bond market, and their latest views on China. 

Company: Manulife
Date added: 29-04-2019
Sector: China

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Manulife - A further catalyst for Chinese stocks: a larger weighting in global market indexes

China’s stock markets received a boost at the end of February, when index provider MSCI Inc. announced its decision to significantly raise the weighting of Chinese domestic shares in its widely tracked global indexes. Kathryn Langridge and Philip Ehrmann, from our global emerging-market equity team, explain the significance of the announcement and why they believe global investors should pay close attention.

Company: Manulife
Date added: 29-04-2019
Sector: China

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Manulife - Dam failure: addressing risk management challenges in the global mining sector

As climate change multiplies the potential for increased frequency and severity of tailings dams failures, the materiality of dam structures and maintenance to company valuations is becoming ever more evident. Fred Isleib, Director, ESG Research and Integration, and David Dugdale, Senior Investment Analyst, outline how investment managers and their clients can benefit from more robust direct engagement with their portfolio companies to drive more sustainable industry practices.

Company: Manulife
Date added: 29-04-2019
Sector: Environmental, social and governance (ESG)

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Manulife - Emerging Markets Monthly (Feb 2018)

Learn about Manulife Asset Management's experienced Emerging Markets Equity (EME) team with insights and videos that highlight the team’s outlook on the asset class, and areas of potential opportunities, and how their established process governs investment decisions.

Company: Manulife
Date added: 29-04-2018
Sector: Emerging & Frontier Equities

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