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25OKT 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

OKTOBER

15OKT 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.

AUGUSTUS

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.