The bull/bear debate in credit markets in 2020, is whether we face an early 1980s-type bear market or a 2008 valuation scenario.
It is shaping up to be an eventful year for investors with January alone presenting two unforeseen events – an escalation in US-Iran tensions and fears about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Looking back at the past to predict the market of tomorrow
After a volatile Q4 2018 when credit spreads widened but government bonds rallied due to safe-haven flows, fixed income markets across different categories have delivered strong returns so far this year.
New and promising strategies
Which products should investors go for?
Improving portfolio credit quality behind fund's plans
Targeting long-term total return
The auto sector and credit markets have long had a love-hate relationship.
New UCITS product to target long-term total returns
Population explosion still key driver of global markets
Global manufacturing continues to contract as trade falters. The Trump administration’s attempts to overhaul trade agreements are cooling sentiment and raising global uncertainty.
Pound hovering over $1.23 region amid Brexit fears
Schroders has unveiled a six-strong suite of thematic funds called the Global Transformation Range, designed to provide active exposure to long-term themes set to transform out planet and daily lives.
Argentinian 100-year bonds down 30% over last week
Run by Adam Darling
In the wake of Monday's sell-off
Q2 2019 saw strong performances recorded on the main indices tracking emerging market debt (EMD), with nearly all of the risk factors across the EMD sovereign local currency, sovereign hard currency and corporate hard currency segments contributing positively...
Adopting behavioural finance approach
Proceeds being returned to investors
Follows Morningstar rating suspension last week
Global macroeconomic indicators have undoubtedly become softer, as the US nears full employment and Europe's manufacturing sector continues to suffer from the effects of weaker trade with China.
Reduced UK outflows
Most investors shunning energy companies due to oil price volatility