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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

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.

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.

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.

JULY

29JUL 2019

Markets

Our multi-asset investment views for July 2019

We've upgraded Bunds this month, while we remain neutral on stocks as we await greater clarity on the economic picture.

JUNE

27JUN 2019

Markets

The downgrade risks facing passive investment grade bondholders

Passive credit investors could be facing significant downgrade losses when the next economic downturn hits. Active managers, however, have the flexibility to manage these risks more efficiently.

25JUN 2019

Markets

Our multi-asset investment views for June 2019

This month's asset allocation update includes a number of upgrades in the government bond space, as well as upgrades to the US dollar and Japanese yen.