Global investors return to Asian credit markets

Robert Michele, global head of fixed income at Schroder Investment Management explains why he has suddenly turned bullish on Asian bond markets.

Schroders has $30bn under management in fixed income, of which roughly $2 billion is managed in Asia from offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. Michele, its London-based head of fixed income is responsible for the firm's strategic direction and budget allocation. He discusses why he has decided to open up the purse strings to Asian corporates and why he's prepared to move down the credit spectrum to find value.

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Michele One of the main issues with us is that we've been negative on corporate credit for quite some time. We felt that the global economy was pretty weak and there had to...

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