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05NOV 2019

Some inconvenient truths about income

Your investment returns may not meet expectations – so do something about it now.

2019

OCTOBER

16OCT 2019

Economics

The "inescapable truths" one year on: what's changed?

A year ago we identified the disruptive and economic forces that we thought would shape the decade ahead for investors. These were our "inescapable truths". But do they still hold true?

15OCT 2019

Markets

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

13SEP 2019

Markets

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.

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

15AUG 2019

Markets

What do “lower for longer” interest rates mean for value investors?

Low interest rates have lengthened this economic cycle and encouraged risky investment behaviour.

07AUG 2019

Markets

Should municipal bonds be a core holding for ESG investors?

Investors on the lookout for ways to invest more responsibly may have overlooked the ESG characteristics inherent in many municipal bonds.

02AUG 2019

Economics

Rate cuts push case for Asian dividends

Low interest rates are just one of several potential tailwinds for high dividend yield stocks in Asia.