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20 February 2020
Why Short Duration strategies are a good option in this market environment
Last year was a strong one for fixed income total returns, despite the persisting low yield environment pushing some investors to question whether there is still any value in the asset class.
19 February 2020
Tomorrow Augmented: What is the 2019 Word of the Year?
Last year we revealed our inaugural Word of the Year by using our proprietary natural language processing (NLP) framework
17 February 2020
Transition Bonds need to be at the heart of the ‘decade of transition’
Welcome to the 2020s! As we herald a new decade, the challenge facing society has rarely been more clear-cut. In the 1940s, we took on the grand task of defeating fascism.
14 February 2020
Love and life
The natural world is something that we can’t always control. Extreme weather and epidemics are now real threats to the functioning of society and economies. Up front is the coronavirus and its impact ...
13 February 2020
Coronavirus – impact on Asia
The potential spillovers of China’s coronavirus on Asia’s tourism, trade, domestic consumption and financial markets
10 February 2020
Coronavirus – tracking the path, anticipating the impact
Just over a month since the new coronavirus – known as 2019-nCoV – was officially recognised there is only so much we can say about its likely impact. However, we can examine some plaus ...
07 February 2020
Impact investing: A win-win alternative?
Jonathan Dean, Head of Impact Investing, breaks down what exactly defines impact investing, why people are talking about it and where these opportunities can be found.
07 February 2020
Can you rely on bonds?
The nirvana of long-term investing is high returns and low volatility. In core markets, higher returns come from equities, driven by economic growth.
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 ...