The Case for Asean Equities
Diversity and vibrancy in and from ASEAN
Economic momentum remains solid with regional GDP growth above 5% year-over-year in 1Q18
The region continues to benefit from resilient domestic demand with intra-ASEAN trade leading the way
The skilled and young population will be a key driver of growth in the longer term.
Foreign reserves are in a much better position now compared to Global/Asian financial crises
ASEAN is the important gateway for the world to the most vibrant Asia-Pacific and vice versa.
Blossom with Legg Mason Martin Currie Southeast Asia Trust
We use a High Conviction Approach to Capture Asean Alpha.
Key Fund Features include:
Asia Chart of the Week
Destination, South East Asia
The Long-Term Impact of Trade Wars
Head of Asia
30 years of industry experience.
Joined the firm in 2010.
Portfolio Manager, Asia
25 years of industry experience.
Joined the firm in 2007.
1. Source: Legg Mason, as at 30 June 2019.
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