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Investing in High-Yield Bonds

High Yield: New risks and opportunities

April 2018 (magazine)By

The positive global economic outlook brings possibilities for investors in high-yield and credit

Asset allocation: An expanding universe

April 2018 (magazine)By

Sub-investment-grade debt markets are becoming more sophisticated and fund managers have taken note

Contingent convertibles: Cocos are here to stay

April 2018 (magazine)By

Investors find cocos a good bet, especially in times of rising interest rates

is the party winding down

Investing In High-Yield Bonds: Is the party winding down?

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Brendan Maton finds there is some wariness about how long high-yield debt will continue to offer good returns in the current environment, although investors still find the asset class attractive

All Investing in High-Yield Bonds

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DAX scheme funding levels hit by European stock performance

Fri, 10 Aug 2018By

As liabilities increase with lower rates and longer life expectancy, returns at DAX companies fail to boost funding

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Date with destiny? Schemes mull ‘Brexit day’ valuations

Thu, 2 Aug 2018By

Some UK funds are considering changing the date of formal valuations – but advisers are split on the benefits

Berlin, Germany

German longevity data adds €10bn to Direktzusage liabilities

Wed, 1 Aug 2018By

First update since 2005 expected to increase liabilities by 1% for companies paying pensions direct from balance sheets

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Audit regulator criticises DB accounting standards [updated]

Mon, 30 Jul 2018By

DB liabilities could rise after Financial Reporting Council’s review, consultant warns

All News and Opinion

On the Record: Sovereign bond risk?

July/August 2018 (magazine)

Industriens Pension, Fondenergia, WPV

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How We Run Our Money: Lærernes Pension

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

Morten Malle, investment director of Denmark’s Lærernes Pension, explains how the fund stays agile 

Strategically Speaking: Alger

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

The pain of life and death rarely intrudes into the relatively safe world of the financial markets. But life at its most brutal intruded into the workings of Alger’s headquarters in the World Trade Center on 9/11

On The Record: How do you invest in alternative credit?

June 2018 (magazine)By

Ilmarinen, Unilever, Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe (ÄVWL)

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How We Run Our Money: TPT Retirement Solutions

June 2018 (magazine)By

Cliff Speed, CIO of TPT Retirement Solutions (pictured), tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the fund is trying to develop a portfolio that can withstand market volatility

All Interviews