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Asset tv  June 02, 2014

Video: Andy Rothman, Perspectives on China

China Investment Strategist Andy Rothman debunks some of the key misconceptions  investors have about the world’s second-largest economy. China’s pace of growth remains high relative to other large economies, and it is occurring from a much larger base than before. As the drivers of structural growth shift from the public to the private sector, the growing pains are real but China  remains the world’s biggest consumption story.


Barron's  March 10, 2014

How to Play Japan

Can Abenomics really jolt Japan’s economy out of its long slump? In this Barron’s article, “How to Play Japan,” Portfolio Managers Taizo Ishida and Kenichi Amaki offer their thoughts on the most recent developments in the Land of the Rising Sun.


WealthTrack  February 07, 2014

Video: Teresa Kong, CFA on Opportunities in Emerging Markets

In this edition of WealthTrack, Teresa Kong, Lead Manager of the Matthews Asia Strategic Income Fund, discusses why the traditional view of emerging markets, particularly in relation to Asia, is no longer valid and why it may make sense for investors to “throw away” the benchmarks, due to their many biases. Investors should be reminded that Asia is not homogenous, and several of its markets have already “emerged.” While investors should look at these markets with a long-term lens, they provide excellent diversification opportunities that trade today at a healthy discount to their Western counterparts.


Matthews Asia Perspective  December 20, 2013

Video: Robert Horrocks on Dividends in Asia

When investors think about dividends, they often think in terms of yield. In this Citywire video interview, Matthews Asia CIO Robert Horrocks, PhD, explains why he believes dividends play a more fundamental role in investment in Asia than just yield, and offers his views on the sustainability of growth in the region.


Matthews Asia Perspective  August 30, 2013

India and Indonesia

Comments from the Federal Reserve to begin reducing its stimulus operations have weighed heavily on markets across Asia in recent weeks.  Matthews Asia offers its perspective on two countries most affected recently  in the region, India and Indonesia, examining both the challenges they face and the opportunities we see in the long term.


Matthews Asia Perspective  June 21, 2013

End of Quantitative Easing Tapers Asian Returns?

Markets recently proved skittish following public comments by both U.S. Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo  Abe. Believing that the authorities were planning to be less aggressive with monetary stimulus than expected, speculators caused an abrupt sell-off in Japanese equities and investor fears rose. But what do these market moves really mean for Asia and is there truly evidence of monetary tightening now? Chief Investment Officer Robert Horrocks, PhD, and Portfolio Manager Teresa Kong, CFA, explore.

Read the article, End of Quantitative Easing Tapers Asian Returns? Part I
Read the article, End of Quantitative Easing Tapers Asian Returns? Part II