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Fixed income

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.

Research & Investment Strategy

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

Responsible investment

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.

Iggo's insight

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 ...

Research & Investment Strategy

13 February 2020

Coronavirus – impact on Asia

The potential spillovers of China’s coronavirus on Asia’s tourism, trade, domestic consumption and financial markets

Research & Investment Strategy

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 ...

Responsible investment

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.

Iggo's insight

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.

Fixed income

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 ...