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Chart of the Week: Analysts flag declining corporate sentiment

Fri, 15 Mar 2019By

A growing number of analysts are concerned about the end of the business cycle, Fidelity reports

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​Norway’s sovereign fund records €50bn investment loss for 2018

Wed, 27 Feb 2019By

Europe’s biggest fund has recouped some of its 6.1% loss in early 2019 as markets bounced back

Stock markets

Index providers respond to controversial weapons campaign

Thu, 14 Feb 2019By

€6trn of investors want exclusion to be the default for indices, providers emphasise choice  

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Joseph Mariathasan: ​ESG’s challenge to economic theory

Mon, 11 Feb 2019By

Traditional economic thinking needs to change to keep up with the adoption of ESG strategies

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Ex-fund manager fined over IPO misconduct [updated]

Tue, 5 Feb 2019By

Paul Stephany attempted to persuade other managers to lower prices of IPOs, according to the FCA

New York Stock Exchange

Diversification appetite driving greater small cap demand: bfinance

Mon, 4 Feb 2019By IPE Staff

Investment consultant group relays stronger interest among its institutional investor clients 

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M&A, equity markets drag on ​Danica’s 2018 profits

Mon, 4 Feb 2019By

Pension customers hit by 2018 losses of up to 10% as equity markets plunged

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Austrian pension funds post 5.3% average loss for 2018

Tue, 22 Jan 2019By

Funds hit by equity volatility but long-term average remains over 5%

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FTSE Russell finalises fixed income country classification framework

Fri, 18 Jan 2019By

Index provider sets out guidelines for government bond indices, launches Chinese green bond index

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Private equity: An expanding universe

February 2019 (Magazine)By

A significant growth in direct lending has helped boost the private equity market

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Asset allocation: Opportunities abound despite volatility

February 2019 (Magazine)

The many uncertainties on the global stage might not be bad news for everyone 

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Venture capital: Venturing further in Europe

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The European venture capital market is increasingly attractive

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

Global Equities: Valuation vagaries

December 2018 (magazine)By

Mean reversion is useful in valuing stocks, but there are many unpredictable factors that can disrupt long-term assumptions 

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US economy: Overpricing recession risk

February 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Financial markets have suffered a nasty bout of indigestion since October. The interplay of sentiment and volatility induced widespread pessimism, with added concern that market tantrums could subsequently bleed into the real economy

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CLO supply outstrips demand

February 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Do reports of a growing wariness over collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) mean that the good times are over for the investment vehicle?

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Briefing: Collateral challenges

January 2019 (magazine)By

Rising interest rates put collateral management strategies to the test

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Briefing: Trade war, a primer

January 2019 (magazine)By Peter Kraneveld

Protectionism is becoming more widespread despite the benefits of free trade being understood for more than two centuries

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Briefing: MiFID II: a year on

January 2019 (magazine)By

The new rules are having a dramatic effect on the world of investment research

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