Kai Kong Chay, Mamtc's senior portfolio manager for greater China equities, said there are favorable factors currently driving both the equity markets in China and Hong Kong including its robust inflow of foreign capital, strong consumer spending, and an increase in government support for its research and development.
Investors can take part in Mamtc's Dragon Growth Equity Feeder Fund for a minimum investment of $100 or P5,000.
Mamtc Client Portfolio Management Asia Head Thierry Taglione said the company sees Chinese bonds included in global bond indices over time as the Chinese bond market is the largest in Asia.
Mamtc earlier said the inclusion of China bonds into the global bond indices could be a game changer for global bond investors, a development that could lead to dramatic fund inflow into the local market.
MAMTC president and chief executive officer Aira Gaspar said the company believes that investing in the growing REIT market would help diversify the portfolio of its clients.
Hui Min Ng is supported by an equity team in Singapore, as well as a network of research sharing offices across Asia, according to MAMTC.
'Asia has one of the world's largest and fastest-growing bond markets,' Aira Gaspar, president and CEO of MAMTC, said in a statement.
A statement quoted MAMTC Chief Investment Officer Endre Pedersen as saying, 'Asia's bond universe is unique, offering a diverse opportunity set.'
MAMTC President and CEO Aira Gaspar explained that the launch of the Manulife Asia Best Select Equity Fund is part of the company's efforts to provide its clients with a wide range of solutions generating healthy returns for their investments.
The launch of MAMTC's first Asian equity fund draws on the strong capabilities and proven track record of our diverse on-the-ground investment teams in 10 markets in the region,' Gaspar said.
The companies selected by MAMTC represent high-quality industry leaders and emerging companies capable of capturing opportunities arising from economic and demographic changes in the region.
It is expected to remain the bright spot of the global economy given the superior growth potential and sound fiscal and debt dynamics of Asian countries,' said Aira Gaspar, president and CEO of MAMTC
. 'Investors can take advantage of this positive outlook through the Asia Dynamic Bond Feeder Fund.'