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Hugh Young

Hugh Young is a Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Managing Director of the Group's Asian business. He has overall responsibility for the Group’s active equity, fixed income and property capabilities. Hugh joined Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London, having previously held posts at Fidelity International and MGM Assurance. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992 and since then he has built the company into one of the largest and most well-respected managers of such assets globally. Hugh graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.

Disclosure: The content Market Realist publishes should not be construed as investment advice, nor do the opinions expressed necessarily reflect the views of Aberdeen.

More From Hugh Young

  • uploads///Emerging Markets Have Increased their Foreign Exchange Reserves
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Some Emerging Markets Can Likely Handle Soft Growth in China

    In 2013, when the Fed announced that it would gradually end its QE (quantitative easing) program, many emerging markets (ABE)(FEO) saw huge outflows of funds.

    By Hugh Young
  • uploads///Chinese GDP Growth Is Slowing
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s the Meaning of China’s Slowing Growth?

    China’s (GCH) GDP (gross domestic product) grew at 6.9% year-over-year for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.

    By Hugh Young
  • uploads///Asian Equity Returns Over the Past Year
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investors Have Been Dazed and Confused

    Investors may be confused, and with good reason. Investment returns have been contradictory.

    By Hugh Young
  • uploads///Some Emerging Markets Appear Attractive after the Global Equity Rout
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Look for Pockets of Value within Emerging Markets

    Emerging markets (ABE)(FEO) as a whole may not be attractive. Where can you find value within emerging markets?

    By Hugh Young
  • uploads///Major Developed and Emerging Markets Are Slowing Down
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Global Growth Could Be Muted

    Weakness in China could lead to a contagion, and global growth could be muted.

    By Hugh Young
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did China Devalue Its Currency?

    China (GCH) devalued the yuan by 2% in August, its largest move in 20 years. A weak currency helps boost exports, which can in turn lift the economy.

    By Hugh Young
  • uploads///The Surge in Chinese Stocks Was Not Backed by Fundamentals
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Led to the Rout in Chinese Stocks?

    The rout in Chinese stocks was only a matter of time. It’s clear that this wasn’t a bull market due to fundamental reasons.

    By Hugh Young
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