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Investors allocating more funds to China, says Permal chief


Isaac Souede, chairman and CEO of the $21 billion fund-of-funds giant Permal Group, says investors have been allocating more funds to China, a trend that has taken hold over the past three to four months in reaction to steadying fundamentals. The country is widely viewed to be going on a “soft landing’ after decades of rapid economic growth.

With its slowing growth, Souede told AsiaHedge, China has a better chance of controlling inflation, which in fact has gone down in recent months, a development that together with other positive policies from governments make up the “major themes” for