Editor's view: Why bond liquidity risk should still be top of investors' due diligence list

FCA published latest paper last week

Katrina Lloyd
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Editor's view: Why bond liquidity risk should still be top of investors' due diligence list

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) recent discussion paper on whether further 'regulatory intervention' is needed for open-ended funds investing in illiquid assets could not have been published at a better time, as liquidity risk continues to be a major concern for investors at the start of 2017.

While property fund liquidity dominated headlines last year and the asset class is included in the regulator's definition of 'illiquid assets' - alongside infrastructure and unlisted securities - in the...

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