Asset Class Reports

In-depth regular coverage and asset manager surveys on leading asset classes

Latest Asset Class Reports


Equities: Are Paris-aligned benchmarks a climate gamechanger?

September 2022 (Magazine)

Inflexible annual carbon reduction targets and weak data can lead to flawed decision-making

Kate Hollis 1

Credit: Inflation and the bond markets

July/August 2022 (Magazine)

Risks look likely to be building in credit as central banks wreak collateral damage on economies in their bid to tame inflation

Gideon Smith

Quant managers: back with new weapons

June 2022 (Magazine)

As investors show renewed interest in value strategies, quant managers look for better uses of alternative data

emerging markets

Portfolio strategy - Emerging markets (May 2022)

May 2022 (Magazine)

It is no secret that while investments in emerging markets promise to deliver superior returns, thanks to their exposure to faster-growing economies, actual performance has been volatile and, at times, disappointing. Over the past decade, emerging market indices have outperformed, as have fund strategies.