Chia Liang Lian

Portfolio Manager
& Head of Investment Management, Asia
Legg Mason Global Asset Management

Mr. Chia Liang Lian joined Western Asset in 2011 as Head of Investment Management, Asia (ex-Japan), based in Singapore. Formerly, he served as Head of Emerging Asia Portfolio Management at Pacific Investment Management Company. He previously worked as Sovereign Credit Analyst, Emerging Markets Research at both JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch, and as a Senior Economist at the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Mr. Lian, who holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, received a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the National University of Singapore.  


Fixing for the Long Term

Western Asset’s Chia Liang Lian talks to BENCHMARK about the muti-pronged strategy employed in the Legg Mason group’s Asia Fixed Income fund. Western Asset was awarded Best-in-Class, House Awards-Asia Fixed Income.


Western Asset Upbeat on Asian government bond yields

Views1916Likes0Ratings12345Strong government balance sheets, current account surpluses and declining inflationary pressures will provide support to government yields in most Asian countries despite fears over exogenous risk factors, says Western Asset Management, a subsidiary of Legg Mason. “Headline inflation in Asia remains a key concern, since it will likely be triggered by oil-price spikes and exacerbated […]


Western Asset sees redefinition of Asian local debt

Views2111Likes0Ratings12345Investor interest in Asian local currency fixed income is on the rise, thanks to improving fundamentals, low global rates and a shrinking universe of AAA-rated sovereigns in the West, according to Western Asset, a subsidiary of Legg Mason. As Asian local debt issuance increases in size, tenor and issuer diversity, Western Asset expects to see […]



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