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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

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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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Ten years on: The ghost of Lehman

- 01 OCT 2018

We explore the lessons from the global financial crisis and what lies ahead for bond markets.

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Credit investing - bias beware as the cycle turns

Josh Lohmeier - 20 SEP 2018

A sound portfolio construction process is critical to avoiding the pitfalls of behavioural biases, which will become all too apparent as the credit cycle turns, argues Josh Lohmeier.

Fixed income

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Structured finance: opportunities for institutional investors in the post-crisis world

- 23 AUG 2018

In our latest alternative income update, we look at opportunities in structured finance as stringent capital requirements continue to rein in banks’ activities in certain areas, including long-term lending and derivatives.

Global investment solutions

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Is Australia heading for a credit crunch?

James McAlevey - 16 AUG 2018

Rampant property price inflation has put Australian authorities in a tight spot as they attempt to tighten banks’ lending standards without triggering a credit crunch, argues James McAlevey.

Asia Pacific Capabilities Fixed income

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Voice and exit: using engagement as a force for change

Steve Waygood - 14 AUG 2018

Investors often come under pressure to divest from companies. But engagement can be a more effective way to bring about positive change, argues Steve Waygood.

Global responsible investments