Aviva Investors press releases and insight articles


Bond volatility: all aboard the big dipper?

- 28 MAR 2017

Since the financial crisis, bond volatility has fallen to historic lows. But changes to the structure of the fixed-income markets suggest volatility could be set for a comeback, creating risks and opportunities for investors.

Global Fixed income


Fixed income: the debt disconnect

Chris Higham - 27 MAR 2017

As the mountainous scale of global debt continues to climb, investors are advised to heed the lessons of the past, argues Chris Higham.

Global Fixed income


Where next in the search for income?

Nick Samouilhan - 27 MAR 2017

Although the hunt for income remains intense, it is still possible to find good opportunities, says Nick Samouilhan.

Sustainable incomes Global Multi-strategy


US Federal Reserve: behind the curve?

Michael Grady - 24 MAR 2017

The market is under-pricing the risk that the Fed will tighten rates more quickly than expected, says Michael Grady.

Economic research Americas


Real estate: beating the benchmark blues

- 22 MAR 2017

During a sustained period of strong performance for real estate assets, an investment strategy based on mimicking the benchmark paid off handsomely. But as we move into an altogether more challenging period, this approach will no longer reap the same rewards, argues Chris Urwin.

Real estate UK


Political risk: Europe holds its breath as elections get underway

- 21 MAR 2017

With a rising tide of populism sweeping across Europe amid a string of crucial elections, bond markets once again appear to be questioning the European Central Bank’s ability to defend its currency.

Europe Economic research Fixed income


South Korea: Park strife

Ed Wiltshire - 20 MAR 2017

The ousting of South Korean president Park Guen-hye from office should accelerate corporate governance reforms in the country, says Ed Wiltshire.

Equities Emerging markets