Personal finance show: Asian opportunity costs and passive dangers

In this week's show Chris Ralph, chief investment officer at St James's Place, considers whether Asian equities are on good valuations and what areas of this region offer the best opportunities.

Deputy personal finance editor Taha Lokhandwala looks at why investors have been piling into passive bond funds, and they discuss the merits of passive funds at this point in the market cycle.

Personal finance writer Zayani Bhatt, meanwhile, highlights some ways to save for retirement if you are self employed.

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