MONEY MASTERS

Looking to the future of Asia

Yu-Ming Wang. Global Head of Investment, CIO, Nikko Asset Management

As we’re moving into a projected “Asian Century,” it helps, when talking to clients thinking of investing in the region, to have a deeper understanding of it before. Part of that may involve redefining our traditional definitions of emerging markets as well as developing keen insights in the opportunities presented by an emerging Asian consumer class. 

What you'll learn /

This course with Yu-Ming Wang will give you insights into:

Why the concept of “emerging markets” should be revisited
What macro means to active investors
Whether corporate transparency in Asia is an issue for investors

About the expert /

Yu-Ming Wang /

Global Head of Investment, CIO, Nikko Asset Management


  • CPD hours0.25
  • Knowledge AreaMANAGED INVESTMENTS
  • TypeSECRETS OF THE MONEY MASTERS
  • PriceFREE
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Outline of the course /

Asian investing: more than just China

Looking at most indices, it’s easy to be distracted by the immense size of the Chinese market. But when investing, it helps to look at some of the up-and-comers, especially since they will be benefiting from the growth of China over the next 10 years.

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01.

Why macro is like the weather

Macroeconomic factors have a meaningful impact on stock prices, but how much should you be paying attention to them? In some ways, macro is simply the context in which an investor operates; what truly drives long-term value is the bottom-up characteristics of any individual company.

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02.

Is transparency an issue in China?

In markets where there are different standards of corporate transparency, how do you determine the risk of any given investment? Ultimately, it depends on the standards to which the company holds itself, and there are multiple ways an investor can determine this.

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03.

Why passive is backwards-looking

Passive (or index-based) strategies are becoming incredibly popular due to their low cost. But while these strategies enable faster and cheaper exposure to an asset class, they are also fundamentally backwards-looking, and don’t take into account what investment opportunities are coming up in the future.

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