Index provider sets out guidelines for government bond indices, launches Chinese green bond index
Asset manager sought to find out if being an ESG investor had an impact on portfolio performance
SMEs in central and eastern Europe not on investors’ radar screens, European Commission says
IPE analyses investment outlooks from investment firms including DWS, BlackRock, SSGA, and Invesco.
Mathematical measures are not the best way of assessing the effectiveness of ESG strategies, argues Joseph Mariathasan
European Central Bank will maintain the size of its balance sheet – estimated at €4.7trn – at least until it can raise rates
Coverage could drop by up to 17 percentage points over a five-year period, according to Sprenkels & Verschuren
Swiss-instigated initiative gaining traction among broader European investor base
Former EU trade commissioner Karel de Gucht says EU ‘must remind Trump how valuable it is’
EU watchdog working with Commission and UK clearing houses on temporary recognition
This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges
Leveraged loans have performed well recently but regulators are expressing concerns about risks
The peculiarity of bank debt is that it can be issued by institutions with strong balance sheets
Mean reversion is useful in valuing stocks, but there are many unpredictable factors that can disrupt long-term assumptions
Opposing views on the timing and effects of quantitative tightening suggest investors should be cautious of high valuations
LPP’s Richard Savage describes his approach to running an in-house global equities portfolio
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Rising interest rates put collateral management strategies to the test
Protectionism is becoming more widespread despite the benefits of free trade being understood for more than two centuries
The new rules are having a dramatic effect on the world of investment research
A consensus on the direction of 10-year US Treasury rates is not obvious, because the answer reverts to a further question: whose consensus? Strategists, economists and other informed professionals have a particular view. The market itself, however, expresses a more diffuse and different opinion.
Global tension means exchange rates will again become a key mover of investor decisions