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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.

2019

SEPTEMBER

04SEP 2019

Markets

Six reasons why it can make sense to buy a bond with a negative yield

Investing in a negative yielding bond effectively locks in a loss, but can still be a rational thing to do. Here we look at six reasons why.

AUGUST

28AUG 2019

Markets

What are insurance-linked securities and how do they work?

A challenging environment for traditional asset classes means less correlated assets - like insurance-linked securities – are in higher demand. How do they work?

20AUG 2019

Markets

What do low (and falling) US interest rates mean for real estate and securitised credit investors?

We expect lower interest rates to support commercial real estate and residential property values. How can investors take advantage?

15AUG 2019

Markets

Why USD corporate bonds are set to attract international investors

The falling costs of hedging mean international investors could be more attracted to US dollar corporate bonds.

15AUG 2019

Markets

Economy on red alert with yield curve close to inversion

With yield curves close to inverting in the US and UK, Keith Wade, Chief Economist, explains the implications for the economy.

13AUG 2019

Markets

Argentinian markets tumble as political uncertainty returns

Argentinian assets have fallen dramatically following the surprise result of the country’s primary elections. Our equity and bond fund managers share their views on what might lie ahead.

06AUG 2019

Markets

Monthly markets review - July 2019

A look back at markets in July when shares made a modest advance and all eyes were on the Federal Reserve meeting at the end of the month.