Unlocking Asia’s investment potential

Growth and resilience—two words commonly associated with Asia, an economically diverse region brimming with dynamism and possibilities. A history of structural reforms has transformed the region’s economic landscape, creating an environment that supports growth and is filled with compelling opportunities.


  • Webcast: Macro Outlook 2021: Global perspectives, Asia insights

    Our Global Chief Economist Frances Donald and Chief Investment Officer, Equities, Asia (ex-Japan) Ronald Chan discuss the longer term outlook with Bruno Lee, Regional Head of Retail Wealth Distribution, Wealth & Asset Management, Asia

  • Webcast: Greater China Equities: what’s next after the rally?

    Ben Yu, Head of Equities, Taiwan and  Wenlin Li, Director, Equities discuss if China's recovery is sustainable and identify the new elements or drivers that will extract China’s growth potential.  Moderated by Manulife's Isis Ma, Client Portfolio Manager, Equities.

  • Webcast: Multi-asset solutions: building resilient portfolios through market cycles

    What are the asset-class return expectations over the next five years? ​What is our longer-term strategic view on central bank actions, the U.S. dollar, and China/Asia over the next three-to-five years?​  Luke Browne, senior portfolio manager and head of asset allocation (Asia)​ shares his views.

  • Webcast: Asian bond outlook: road to sustainable income and investing

    Murray Collis, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Asia (ex. Japan) connects the dots between Asian bonds, sustainable income, and sustainable investing in this insightful interview with Jason Pang, Manulife's Senior Director, Client Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

  • Webcast: Our ESG Approach In Asia: Focusing on what really matters

    There's an increasing momentum in ESG integration into existing strategies in Asia.  Eric Nietsch, Head of ESG (Asia) shares his thoughts with Bruno Lee, Regional Head of Retail Wealth Distribution, on where ESG can be used to address risks, enhance returns, and for thematic mandates, and how we take a leadership role in the industry.   

  • Webcast: Asian fixed income 2021: reasons for optimism

    Endre Pedersen, chief investment officer, fixed income, Asia ex-Japan, shares his views on Asia's diversified economic growth, resilient credit performance, the weakening U.S. dollar, and how the region continues to offer diverse investment opportunities in addition to relatively attractive nominal and real yields. 


Latest viewpoints

Greater China equities: a resilient way forward

We believe that the outlook for Greater China equities remains bright and opportunities can be found through careful, bottom-up stock selection.
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Asian equities: greater than the sum of its parts

We believe that while Asia (ex-Japan) is poised to rebound strongly in 2021, divergence in market performance across the region will continue, creating interesting opportunities for investors.
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