In the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, investors appeared to avoid anything that was identified by letters rather than proper words, such as CDO, ABS, RBS, and so on.
It was understandable. Headlines screamed about three-letter debt instruments packaged up by banks that often contained worthless securities - and their holders had no idea until they went "pop". Against...
Investors have piled into bonds such that more than $15trn worth are now negative yielding if held to maturity – a new record.
Knee-jerk reactions could become self-fulfilling
Poring through the FCA's new regulations
A fond farewell
What risk factors should investors look out for?