Spreads and liquidity are two current (and seemingly perennial) concerns for investors navigating their way along the credit spectrum. To add to that, investors are now assessing the effect of the ECB’s announcement that it will extend asset purchases to investment-grade bonds
Investors are re-examining credit fundamentals following the strong market gyrations of early 2016. But, as Joseph Mariathasan finds, there are still concerns about spread levels, liquidity and on-going concerns about the macroeconomic environment
Structural changes in pension fund asset and liability profiles are making alternative credit more attractive to pension funds. This is transforming fixed-income allocations as investors navigate a new universe and compete for scarce assets
Europe offers good prospects for asset-backed lending with opportunities for investors to step into the shoes of banks in certain markets, reports Lynn Strongin Dodds
We examine the attractions of emerging market corporate debt, which has evolved rapidly in terms of issuance in recent years
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