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Iggo's insight

Risk, return, repeat

Fiscal dominance is a reality and markets are reacting to that. It doesn’t necessarily mean inflation, it doesn’t necessarily mean crowding out private borrowers.

Research & Investment Strategy

February Global Macro Monthly & Investment Strategy - Vaccine and stimulus: too much of a good thing?

The virus is fading from a year-end resurgence in most areas of the globe.

Research & Investment Strategy

Monthly Op-Ed - Dealing with overheating concerns (already)

The Biden plan could close the US output gap by the end of 2021.

Fixed income

Liquidity in a crisis: Comparing the credit market response in 2020 and 2008

The fast and adaptive market response that greeted the coronavirus shock last year showed how much the financial system has improved since the credit market liquidity issues of the global financial c ...

Fixed income
3 minute read

Where to buy your risk

We all know people have different approaches to risk. Some of us like to take physical risks in search of an adrenaline high, while others take investment risks chasing hot stocks.

Fixed income

Coronavirus and emerging markets: A three-tier challenge

The path of economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will depend on a number of factors but the primary focus right now is the vaccination of the global population.

Iggo's insight

Phase over?

Policy support and post-COVID growth expectations have been the key drivers of equity market performance for months.

Fixed income

Has a Blue Wave changed our view on duration?

The first week of 2021 has been anything but boring. The Democrats won both Senate races in Georgia, which should allow them to pass a larger fiscal stimulus in the near term as well as pass other me ...

Fixed income
5 minute read

AXA Global Strategic Bond Fund: The “reflation trade” gathers pace

Inflation break-evens moved higher as inflation-linked bonds outperformed nominals