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European money market fund reform: Preparing for change

15 Sep 2022

European regulators are set to introduce significant reforms to money market funds. Investors need to be ready, says Alastair Sewell.

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EM corporate debt: Resilience in turbulent times

23 Aug 2022

Emerging markets have been hit by stern economic challenges in 2022. But many companies are proving resilient thanks to strong fundamentals, as our emerging market corporate debt team explain.

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Zero-COVID: China’s costly policy error

10 Aug 2022

Beijing’s ideological battle to stamp out COVID-19 appears increasingly misguided as the rest of the world learns to live with the virus. But the impact of China’s approach will be felt far beyond its borders.

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What does the data say? Are we close to 1970’s-style stagflation?

29 Jul 2022

In this month’s instalment of our visual series on topical themes, we look at whether the global economy is heading towards stagflation.

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Convertible bonds: Five questions with David Clott

19 Jul 2022

In the first of a new series, David Clott assesses the key recent developments in the convertible bond market and outlines why this could be an attractive entry point into the asset class with Rico Pedrett.

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Bumpy ride set to continue for credit investors

18 Jul 2022

The co-managers of the Aviva Investors Strategic Bond strategy give their views on the outlook for credit markets following the worst first-half in at least 40 years.

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The AIQ Podcast: Taking stock of nature risk

15 Jul 2022

The idea that human actions are bringing natural systems close to breakdown, threatening livelihoods and financial stability, is making asset managers think harder about nature risk and the environmental dependencies in investee companies.

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EMD: On the bread line

6 Jul 2022

Russia’s war in Ukraine has contributed to soaring food prices, supercharging global inflation. Poorer countries will likely be hardest hit, adding to the risk of social unrest. With public finances and incomes already under strain, emerging-market debt investors should be on high alert.

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Inflation, volatility and default risk: The outlook for high yield

13 Jun 2022

The co-heads of our global high yield team explain how the asset class is standing up to current headwinds.

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Conflict, commodities and China: The outlook for EMD

13 May 2022

Aaron Grehan and Nafez Zouk from our emerging market debt team explain how the asset class is standing up to some significant headwinds.

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Game over for Zambia? A test case for debt restructuring

12 Apr 2022

The economic fallout from the pandemic has left several poorer nations struggling to repay debt. China, the biggest single creditor to many, could carry considerable clout in negotiations. Zambia will prove an early test case, argues Carmen Altenkirch.

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What does the data say? Credit in focus

31 Mar 2022

In this month’s instalment of our visual series on topical themes, we look at key trends in the credit market.

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