FMS Newsletter
  We are living in an extremely challenging macro environment characterised by heightened market volatility and synchronised tightening by global central banks to fight inflation, along with high energy prices because of the conflict in Europe. Against this backdrop, global banks and asset managers need to remain nimble to take advantage of market opportunities while driving efficiencies and innovation. We are delighted to present our latest perspectives to help clients drive profitable growth.

Chanakya Dissanayake – Head of Investment Research

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  Financial editing: Five reasons why you need an editing expert
  In this paper, we talk about the significant role played by a professional editor in ensuring firms’ publication of concise, accurate and compliant communication and content.  

  Asset management survey
  As a senior decision-maker in your firm playing a key role in growing AuM, your input is invaluable to helping us identify evolving industry trends and charting a forward-looking path in the asset management space.  

Opportunities in fixed income and credit as recessionary risk increases   Inflation: An outcome of supply chain disruptions
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Learn why capital markets have been under pressure recently and fundamental credit analysis has increased in importance.

  Know why investors are advised to be stock specific, focusing primarily on secular growth, execution quality and FCF generation.

China-Switzerland Stock Connect – expanding access to investment opportunities and overseas capital   Harmonised European covered bonds in sight, but differences likely to remain
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Learn how the China-Switzerland Stock Connect framework presents opportunities for Chinese companies looking for global capital and international investors trying to find ways to invest in Chinese firms.

  The introduction of a harmonisation framework is a positive move, leading to structural uniformity and reduced investor risk, but we expect spreads to continue to diverge across legislations and more reforms to be required.

Fuel tax suspension – beneficial for consumers or a burden for governments?   Why global investors should be cautiously bullish on China
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Learn how fuel tax suspension is expected to have the most impact on the financing of road transport infrastructure projects (maintenance and development).

  Know why concerns regarding falling housing prices, weak global demand that could potentially impact China’s exports, and seemingly disruptive policies scare international investors.

Semiconductors face the perfect storm   What lies ahead for Dubai’s property market
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As inflation remains high in 2H 2022, consumer demand could weaken further. Sector experts project the global microchip shortage to continue until end-2023, as opposed to the initial expectation of some relief in 2H 2022.

  Learn why confidence in the strength of Dubai’s real estate market remains strong – although demand is likely to see normalized pace of growth – and the concerns arising out of the global macroeconomic environment may be overstated.

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