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Rising bond yields need not spell disaster for real assets

Vivienne Bolla - 13 NOV 2018

Investors will favour real asset classes offering growth potential in an environment of increasing bond yields, argues real asset analyst Vivienne Bolla.

Real estate Multi-asset


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


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


Journey's end: route options for DB pension schemes

John Dewey - 25 OCT 2018

Pension schemes will confront a different set of challenges as they mature, not least around cashflows. How these problems are managed now will affect the financial health of the schemes far into the future.

Global investment solutions


Conference calls: a snapshot of investors' views on the big issues

- 23 OCT 2018

Attendees at Aviva Investors’ annual institutional investor conference gave their take on some of the key themes impacting pensions schemes, from ESG to asset allocation shifts.

Global investment solutions Global responsible investments


Earthquakes and economics: Bali IMF summit highlights the divergence in EM debt markets

- 18 OCT 2018

The recent Annual Meeting of the IMF reinforced that EM debt investors should pay extra attention to countries’ individual circumstances, write Aaron Grehan and Carmen Altenkirch.

Emerging markets Fixed income


CVAs and the changing shape of UK retail

- 16 OCT 2018

More retailers are turning to corporate voluntary arrangements to restructure their estates - but a dynamic landscape is no surprise for seasoned real estate investors.

Real estate UK