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Fixed Income

15OCT 2019

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.

2019

SEPTEMBER

30SEP 2019

Global Investor Study

The fund industry’s wake-up call: how investors want us to act

Jessica Ground, Global Head of Stewardship, explains why for companies, sustainability is no longer a “nice to have”, it’s an imperative.

25SEP 2019

Equities

Three ways you can prepare for tougher markets

Economic, market and regulation challenges mean the future is likely to be more difficult than the past. Here are three ways that pension funds can overcome these obstacles.

24SEP 2019

Equities

Eight charts that explain the growing importance of China A-shares

More and more international investors are turning their attention to the increasingly important China A shares market. Here’s why.

18SEP 2019

Equities

Has value investing been disrupted?

A disrupted company can still be a good investment if the price is low enough.

17SEP 2019

Fixed Income

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.

17SEP 2019

Global Investor Study

How investors want fund managers to act

Fund managers should prioritise environmental issues when engaging with companies, according to a survey of over 25,000 investors

17SEP 2019

Global Investor Study

‘Gen Xers care more about sustainability than millennials’

Generation X is more likely than millennials to consider sustainability factors when investing, Schroders Global Investor Study 2019 has found.