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Wai Mei Leong
Wai Mei joined Eastspring Investments in September 2007. She is a Portfolio Manager in ...Wai Mei joined Eastspring Investments in September 2007. She is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income team and is the Lead Portfolio Manager for Asian hard currency fixed income portfolios, including the Asian Bond and High Yield Bond strategies. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma (Finance) from Melbourne University and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT, Australia, as well as a Certified Public Accountant.
- Asset classBond
- Subscription methodCash
- ISIN codeLU0801099465
- Bloomberg tickerESAHAUI LX
- Minimum initial investmentUSD 1,000+
- Minimum subsequent investmentUSD 100
- Inception date 09 Jul 2012
- Base currencyUSD
- Initial sales chargeMax 3%
- Annual management fees1.00%
- Benchmark indexJP Morgan JACI Non-Investment Grade Index
Morningstar rating *
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Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on Asian bond markets
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Life after default: Why it (sometimes) makes sense to hold onto your distressed bonds
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Overcoming the challenges of investing in Asian bond markets
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Macro concerns weigh on bond investors
Nov 2021 | Guan Yi Low
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Asian High Yields – Where do we go from here?
Oct 2021 | Wai Mei Leong
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Asian High Yields: Navigating the volatility
Asian High Yield’s current spread above US high yield bonds is at its highest ...
Asian High Yields: Keep calm and carry on
Jun 2021 | Leong Wai Mei
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Discerning value in Asian bond markets
Apr 2021 | Guan Yi Low
Low Guan Yi, Head of Fixed Income at Eastspring Investments, explains why rising ...
Weathering through the storm with Asian high yield bonds
Apr 2020 | Leong Wai Mei
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Navigating the uncertainty
Mar 2020 | Ooi Boon Peng
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Fixed Income Outlook: Navigating the challenges from the COVID-19
Feb 2020 | Guan Yi Low
Low Guan Yi, Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, shares her team’s strategy ...
Asian High Yields: Separate the wheat from the chaff
Feb 2020 | Wai Mei Leong
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Income investing: Reset your expectations
Nov 2019 | Dr. Somjin Sornpaisarn, CFA
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The curious case of the missing US inflation
Feb 2019 | Guan Yi Low
Investors and policymakers are puzzled. Inflationary pressures are tentatively ...
The hunt for yield begins (again)
Feb 2019 | Wai Mei Leong
With average yields of almost 9% and credit spreads near their widest since 2013 ...
A repricing of risk
Oct 2018 | Colin Graham
Markets are likely to remain choppy in the near term as higher yields prompt investors ...
Asian high yield: Is winter finally over?
Aug 2018 | Wai Mei Leong
2018 to date has not been a good year for Asian high yield (non-investment grade) ...
Looking for bright spots in Asian credit
Jun 2018 | Guan Yi Low
Asian credit yields are approaching levels last seen during the 2013 “Taper ...