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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

11SEP 2019

Alternatives

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

Fixed Income

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

Fixed Income

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

Fixed Income

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

Multi-Asset

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

Multi-Asset

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

25JUN 2019

Multi-Asset

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.