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Fixed income: bear necessities?

- 11 JAN 2018

As the prolonged era of extraordinary monetary policy winds down, our fixed income fund managers consider what investors should look out for in 2018.

Global Fixed income


Private debt: digging below the surface

John Dewey - 04 JAN 2018

With a wide range of yields on offer, investors should take a considered approach to assessing the relative merits of different types of private debt to achieve the best outcomes, writes John Dewey

Global investment solutions


Has South Africa reached a turning point?

Bryony Deuchars - 04 JAN 2018

By electing Cyril Ramaphosa as its new leader, the African National Congress has shown it is ready for change – but Jacob Zuma could be an obstacle to progress, says Bryony Deuchars.

Equities Emerging markets


Catalonia readies for landmark election

- 18 DEC 2017

On December 21 the people of Catalonia go to the polls to elect a new regional government. There is a lot riding on the outcome, not just for Spain’s political system, but for the country’s economy and financial markets too.

Europe Economic research Fixed income


UK real estate outlook: three predictions for 2018

Tom Goodwin - 17 DEC 2017

The UK real estate market continues to look expensive, but there are a few pockets of value in certain sectors, says Tom Goodwin.

UK Real estate


UK investment: outward bound

- 14 DEC 2017

Uncertainty surrounding the UK economy is potentially driving a new wave of outward merger and acquisition activity.

Equities Economic research UK


Infrastructure debt outlook: resilience in uncertain times

Darryl Murphy - 12 DEC 2017

After a year in which infra debt issuance remained strong despite a challenging backdrop, Darryl Murphy identifies the themes that could drive the market in 2018.

Global investment solutions