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Trade tensions drive seismic shift in monetary policy outlook

9 Aug 2019

The last year has seen a dramatic shift in the outlook for global monetary policy. Although yields have already fallen sharply, US bonds still appear to offer value given the darkening economic storm clouds, argues Peter Fitzgerald.

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Self-sufficiency for pension schemes: Keep on running?

28 May 2019

Boris Mikhailov and Matthew Graham look at the benefits and risks for pension schemes targeting self-sufficiency.

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Can central banks maintain their independence?

14 Feb 2019

Central bank independence is widely regarded as a prerequisite for successful monetary policy. However, with economies having struggled over the past decade and inflation no longer seen as a problem, that view is being contested, argues Stewart Robertson, chief economist at Aviva Investors.

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Rising bond yields need not spell disaster for real assets

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.

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Rising bond yields need not spell disaster for real assets

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.

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The Macron effect

31 May 2018

Emmanuel Macron has implemented a swathe of reforms since his election as President of France in May 2017, but further challenges lie ahead to revitalise the economy.

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Not just about duration: the benefits of a multi-factor approach to fixed income

1 May 2018

Duration is a key consideration for bond investors. But it’s far from the whole story.

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Interesting times: the advantages of active fixed income

19 Apr 2018

Opportunity knocks for fixed income investors who are not forced to ‘hug’ market indices.

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Why investors should welcome the return of volatility

26 Mar 2018

The unusual calm in global financial markets over the last few years is unlikely to return but investors should welcome rather than fear the prospect of higher volatility, says Peter Fitzgerald.

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The dangerous science of buckets

22 Mar 2018

Why absolute return fixed income challenges traditional asset allocation thinking.

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What’s up with the dollar?

15 Mar 2018

Rising US interest rates have failed to arrest a long-running decline in the dollar, now into its fourteenth month. Ahmed Behdenna looks at some of the reasons why.

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Traditional income investing to be tested in 2018

1 Feb 2018

Traditional sources of income have had a comfortable ride in recent years, but this year is likely to prove more challenging, writes Gavin Counsell.

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