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Volatility calls for caution, but opportunities still abound

Fund managers say that apart from the China Syndrome, high dividend yielding assets offer hope.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 05:50
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Amid increasing pessimism over the current market positions, most fund managers agree that rising bad debts, collapsing Asian equity markets and turmoil in China present a buying opportunity.

FUND managers sound caution over volatile markets this year, and multi-asset portfolios are likely to see more tactical shifts than in normal market conditions.

Says Sean Taylor of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management: "We have to be very focused this year; it's not a big buy-and-hold