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25OCT 2019

Three myths surrounding ESG in emerging market debt

Many feel that a focus on ESG is not compatible with emerging market debt investing. We disagree.

2019

OCTOBER

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

17SEP 2019

Markets

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

Markets

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.

11SEP 2019

Markets

How diversified is your portfolio?

With mainstream asset classes increasingly correlated over the last decade, investors may be overlooking the benefits of liquid alternatives.

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

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.

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.