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Investing in High-Yield Bonds

High yield: Coping with a new environment

January 2019 (magazine)By

This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges

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Leveraged loans: Applying leverage

January 2019 (magazine)By Dewi John

Leveraged loans have performed well recently but regulators are expressing concerns about risks

Banking debt: The paradox of bank debt

January 2019 (magazine)By

The peculiarity of bank debt is that it can be issued by institutions with strong balance sheets

High Yield: New risks and opportunities

April 2018 (magazine)By

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

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Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

Accounting roundup: FRC raises going concern sign-off standards

Wed, 16 Oct 2019By

Watchdog says auditors face ‘significantly stronger requirements’ 

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Swiss corporate pensions slide into red for first time in two years

Mon, 14 Oct 2019By

Coverage ratio down by four percentage points in third quarter, consultancy reports [updated]

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Pensions in a hostile climate

October 2019 (Magazine)By

 Outside the realm of US public pension plans, where generous return assumptions and inflated discount rates are common, the medium and long-term outlook for asset classes is of serious importance to most pension funds. 

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Storing up future pain

October 2019 (Magazine)By

Anyone who back in 2008 had accurately predicted what monetary policy would look like today would certainly have been regarded as unhinged. 

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On the Record: Lower yields

October 2019 (Magazine)By

After the ECB’s announcement of more QE, we asked two pension funds how they plan to manage the prospect of lower yields

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How we run our money: ZVK

October 2019 (Magazine)By

Gregor Asshoff  (pictured), board member of ZVK, the pension fund for Germany’s construction workers, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about upcoming asset allocation shifts

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Strategically Speaking: Wells Fargo Asset Management

October 2019 (Magazine)By

By his own account Nico Marais is an extraordinarily lucky man. The CEO of Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) is keen to use every opportunity to emphasise his good fortune. In Marais’s modest telling of his own story, his success is thanks to the qualities of others, rather than to his own merits. “It’s the story of my life. I’ve just always worked for amazing people,” ...

On the Record: Emerging markets

September 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two pension funds whether the distinction between emerging and developed markets still makes sense

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How we run our money: PGB

September 2019 (Magazine)By

Harold Clijsen CIO of Dutch multi-sector Pensioenfonds PGB, speaks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about asset allocation, sustainable investment and member communications

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