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Catalysts that May Propel Asia’s Growth Stocks

Portfolio Manager Sharat Shroff, CFA, reviews the prospects for growth investors after the recent market style rotation. He shares his views on which sectors and countries may offer opportunity and discusses his approach for adjusting the Matthews Pacific Tiger Strategy portfolio.

  • Update on equity performance and valuation (00:35m)
  • How far have markets rotated from growth to value (02:00m)
  • What sectors are fairly priced given high earnings expectations for 2021 (04:20m)
  • What catalysts are necessary for markets to trade higher at this point (06:30m)
  • What has driven weakness in Chinese markets this year (10:00m)
  • How do you explain the resilience of Indian stocks year to date and what are their prospects (12:40)
  • How he adjusted the Pacific Tiger portfolio to market conditions this year (14:40)
  • Are innovative sectors still attractive if the cyclical recovery trade continues (19:40)

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Information contained herein is sourced from Matthews Asia unless otherwise stated. The views and opinions in this commentary were as of the report date, subject to change and may not reflect the writer’s current views. They are not guarantees of performance or investment results and should not be taken as investment advice. Investment decisions reflect a variety of factors, and the managers reserve the right to change their views about individual stocks, sectors, and the markets at any time. As a result, the views expressed should not be relied upon as a forecast of the Fund’s future investment intent. It should not be assumed that any investment will be profitable or will equal the performance of any securities or any sectors mentioned herein. The information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any securities mentioned.

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The views and information discussed in this report are as of the date of publication, are subject to change and may not reflect current views. The views expressed represent an assessment of market conditions at a specific point in time, are opinions only and should not be relied upon as investment advice regarding a particular investment or markets in general. Such information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell specific securities or investment vehicles. Investment involves risk. Investing in international and emerging markets may involve additional risks, such as social and political instability, market illiquidity, exchange-rate fluctuations, a high level of volatility and limited regulation. Investing in small- and mid-size companies is more risky and volatile than investing in large companies as they may be more volatile and less liquid than larger companies. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The information contained herein has been derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of compilation, but no representation or warranty (express or implied) is made as to the accuracy or completeness of any of this information. Matthews Asia and its affiliates do not accept any liability for losses either direct or consequential caused by the use of this information.