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05 February 2020
Why high-yield bonds are an alternative to equity investments
As investors, we are often liable for thinking in specific asset class buckets rather than taking a broader view of the investment universe. Yet, taking that cross-asset class view can allow for some ...
20 January 2020
How to de-risk your fixed income allocation whilst aiming to maintain an attractive yield ?
Nicolas Trindade, Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, explains why a global short duration strategy appears so appealing right now given geopolitical risks amid global slowdown.
06 January 2020
A look at fixed income in 2019 and what the future could hold
Nick Hayes, Portfolio Manager, discusses the outlook for fixed income as well as the asset classes that fall within it.
19 November 2019
ESG Research Roundtable
Solène Danière, Fixed Income Portfolio Strategist, discusses some myths around Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) integration, how fixed income investors can engage with issuers & what li ...
23 July 2019
Is it time to buy inflation breakevens?
The bond market has been on fire since the beginning of 2019. Interest rates are lower, and spreads are tighter thanks to the radical turnaround from all major central banks (from policy normalisatio ...
12 July 2019
Q2 2019: Lower rates, slower growth
With trade tensions being the largest threat to the macro outlook, investors are looking to central banks to provide support. So far, central banks have indicated their willingness to provide easier ...
04 June 2019
Defined benefit schemes: adapting to a cashflow negative world
With the vast majority of UK defined benefit pension schemes forecast to become cashflow negative in the next 10 years, it has become increasingly clear that the next challenge for pension scheme tru ...
31 January 2019
Are new forms of subordinated debt helping to create a more robust market place?
Banking crises throughout history have typically been the triggers for changes to regulation and the shape of the subordinated debt market.