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Economics

05DEC 2019

Monthly markets review - November 2019

A review of markets in November when shares in developed markets moved higher but emerging markets lagged.

Economics

04DEC 2019

2019

OCTOBER

23OCT 2019

Economics

Is the US heading for recession in 2020?

We look at what bond and labour markets are signalling about the prospects for the US economy next year.

22OCT 2019

Economics

What happens to high yield bonds in times of market stress?

We look at whether investors are right to be wary of high yield bonds amid rising macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty.

15OCT 2019

Economics

The death of yields in six charts

Bond yields have declined remarkably since 2008, with a growing proportion now below zero. Here we highlight some extreme instances of ultra-low yields and look at what they mean for investors.

SEPTEMBER

17SEP 2019

Economics

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.

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.

AUGUST

06AUG 2019

Economics

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.

JULY

01JUL 2019

Economics

Our multi-asset investment views - June 2019

What's changed in the monthly update of our views on a wide range of investment types?