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Investing in Asean through S'pore

The S'pore market, with firms operating in or with earnings from South-east Asia, provides exposure to the region, says GEOFF HOWIE
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 06:00
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Bright spot: Singapore, as a stable and mature financial hub, is the best market for investors seeking exposure to the Asean region. - FILE PHOTO

IMAGINE you are a fund manager sent back in time to 1967 and charged with convincing a large group of investors to put their money in a fund based on the idea that South-east Asia would one day be a stable, cohesive economic region. Few back then would have ever imagined this part of the world