Weekly Podcast by Prashant Bhayani, CIO, Asia
#Market Strategy — 04.07.2022


Prashant Bhayani, Chief Investment Officer, Asia

CIO Weekly Podcast: Connect every Monday morning to stay updated on what happened in the global and Asian markets last week and what to expect next.

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Post Central Bank Meetings: What's Next?

After the recent central bank meetings and inflation data, Prashant Bhayani discusses our updated Federal Reserve and European Central Bank rate expectations.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Hawkish as I Have to Be……Stay Defensive and Continue to Diversify

Prashant Bhayani advises investors to stay defensive and diversify their portfolios as he discusses inflation, central bank policies and their implications.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Strategy for Managing Portfolio Exposure to Large Single Stock Drawdowns

How should investors handle large drawdowns on single-stock positions following the recent market sell-off? Prashant Bhayani suggests that one approach could be to monetise the increased volatility while retaining some upside exposure.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


How do you participate in upside market moves while capping downside risk?

Healthcare is one of the sectors where investors can participate in the upside while limiting downside risk. Given the seasonally weaker period for equities, Prashant Bhayani explains how it can aid you in your portfolio construction.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


New Theme for the Decade: Security is the New Watchword From Globalisation to Slowbalisation

The global shocks of the past two years have triggered a global shift in economic thinking with security emerging as a critical theme for the coming decades. Prashant Bhayani covers the long-term structural trends that have been set into motiion.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


When will Bonds and Equities Bottom?

Following the simultaneous sell-off in bonds and equities, Prashant Bhayani discusses the conditions that could lead to a bottom. He also identifies three key catalysts to watch before we upgrade global equities.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


My name is Bond, Short-Term US Treasury Bonds

Prashant Bhayani discusses the resurgence of bonds as a viable asset allocation option, as well as why we are beginning to overweight the US Treasury short-end of the curve.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Why the Yield Curve is a Poor Timing Tool for Equity Markets and Upgrading Government Bonds to Neutral

Following Beijing's pledge to support markets and economic growth, Prashant Bhayani discusses the key catalysts for the sustainability of China's equities rebound.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Is the China Rally Sustainable?

China equities have rallied more recently, cheering on Beijing’s pledge to support financial markets and economic growth following the sell-off led by foreign investors last month. Is this still a good time for accumulation?

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Policy divergence between the East and the West

Grace Tam discusses the policy divergence between the East and the West in light of the Fed's 25bp rate hike and China's pledge to be more proactive in monetary policy to revive credit growth.

Grace Tam, Chief Investment Advisor, Hong Kong


Can China achieve its 5.5% GDP target?

Can China meet its GDP target of 5.5%? Grace Tam believes that the overall tone was constructive at the announcement of GDP target during the National People's Congress, and she examines what it will take to meet the target.

Grace Tam, Chief Investment Advisor, Hong Kong


Oil’s Well That Doesn’t End Well?

Prashant Bhayani examines the global transmission impact of higher oil prices, as well as possible #oil price scenarios from a portfolio standpoint.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Preview of China National People’s Congress meeting

Prashant Bhayani previews this week's National People's Congress meeting in China and expects concrete steps to promote economic growth this year.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


How should investors think about geo-political risk in the medium term?

In the medium term, how should #investors consider geopolitical risk? Prashant Bhayani examines trends by going back over 21 geopolitical events from World War II to the present.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


Volatility = Opportunity: What to do if you are already long technology stocks? Retain your holdings while earning income, and/or

How do you earn #income and either maintain portfolio exposure or participate with a capped recovery in technology #shares? Prashant Bhayani says flexibility is key and the current volatility is creating that opportunity.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia


What will it take for the Tiger to Roar in 2022?

Prashant Bhayani expects Chinese government’s policy to turn into a positive catalyst and sees opportunities in broader China & Hong Kong equities and select China bonds for patient investors.

Prashant Bhayani, CIO Asia