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Rising volatility signals trouble for US corporate bonds

Joubeen Hurren - 13 DEC 2018

The long-awaited shift in monetary policy appears to be resulting in a new volatility paradigm. That could have adverse consequences for US corporate bonds even if economic data holds firm, argues Joubeen Hurren.

Americas Fixed income

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Equities outlook: four predictions for 2019

- 12 DEC 2018

How will equities perform in a challenging environment marked by political tensions and rising interest rates? Here are our forecasts for the next 12 months.

Global Equities

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The outlook for bonds in 2019

- 11 DEC 2018

Our fund managers in government, corporate and emerging market bonds look at potential drivers of bond markets in 2019.

Global Emerging markets Fixed income

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Can the' Tropical Trump' rescue Brazil?

- 06 DEC 2018

Markets may have reacted positively to the election of Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil, but investors would be advised to temper their optimism given the political challenges he will face when he takes office in the New Year.

Economic research Emerging markets

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The Trump legacy

- 13 NOV 2018

As Donald Trump approaches the halfway point of his first term, there are signs his presidency will leave a lasting impact in America and beyond.

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Sustainable investment needs a helping hand from regulators

Steve Waygood - 08 NOV 2018

Steve Waygood explains how insurers, policymakers and regulators can work together to manage the risks associated with climate change and encourage sustainable investment.

Global responsible investments

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The Italian budget drama

- 30 OCT 2018

The Italian government’s plans to sharply hike spending leave it on a collision course with the EU. But financial markets, as well as Brussels, will determine whether the populists in Rome can deliver on their electoral pledges.

Economic research Fixed income