US asset manager BlackRock is considering launching an exchange traded fund on the Tokyo Stock Exchange that will allow Japanese investors facing negative yields at home exposure to international bonds without currency risks, a senior BlackRock executive.
Shaun Parkin, head of SPDR ETFs, SSGA Australia, explains that ETFs generate income in a similar way to a whole portfolio of investments.
Investments under the MIS is on a voluntary basis, while members are encouraged to seek professional advice and make decisions based on the objectives and risk profiles that suit their investment needs.
Home prices, already off a peak, are expected to slide a further 10 to 15 per cent this year as constructors just cover costs
The move, widely expected by traders, would help the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation buy more state government bonds, including debt sold under a big bailout of regional electricity utilities.
Capitalizing on the mounting interest in overseas markets, Excel Funds will be hosting a panel of global investment experts, including representatives from BSLAMC