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17SEP 2019

Fallen angels: why passive investors may face greater risks

Passive corporate bond investors could face significant losses when the next economic downturn hits. Active managers, however, have more flexibility and should be able to manage these risks more efficiently.

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17SEP 2019

2019

SEPTEMBER

16SEP 2019

Economics

Is gold the place to hide from negative yields?

In this chart of the month the multi-asset team asks whether gold could once again become the main hedge of choice as negatively yielding debt becomes increasingly common.

13SEP 2019

Economics

Why Europe is fertile hunting ground for income-seeking investors

In a world of low bond yields, many investors struggle to extract a decent income from their portfolios, but European shares could be a potentially attractive option.

12SEP 2019

Economics

The surprising diversity of bond markets

The extent of the diversity of global fixed income markets, and the scope for achieving strong returns while managing risk, may be underappreciated by investors.

10SEP 2019

Watch/Listen

What is thematic investing and why should investors care?

Thematic funds focus on powerful, long-term global trends that are transforming the world and creating a wealth of investment opportunities.

09SEP 2019

Economics

How does geopolitics impact investment returns and what can you do about it?

Our economists have analysed the effect geopolitical risk can have on investors’ portfolios. Should investors simply hold their nerve during volatile times? Or is it better to entrust fund managers able to take a more dynamic approach?

02SEP 2019

Economics

How will global disruption affect small cap stocks?

Investors are increasingly being drawn to smaller companies due to their ability to navigate the growing theme of disruption.

AUGUST

27AUG 2019

Economics

How long will you live and what does it mean for your investments?

Latest life expectancy data shows that your money will need to last a lot longer than you might be thinking.