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Pioneer Investments | Apr 18, 2015

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, largely expansive monetary policies and unprecedented quantitative easing experiments by the major Central Banks have created a very different investment environment, characterized by low nominal rates and negative real rates. Read more in this white paper.

Citi | Nov 7, 2014

The ‘rise of liquid alternatives’ is taking place in both the US and the European retail markets, and has garnered a vast amount of attention by industry participants today. These vehicles have doubled in assets in just a three year period, and currently total 1/3 of a trillion dollars.

Discover more with the white paper written by Citi’s Business Advisory Services Team that provides commentary on the current status of liquid alternatives.

Aberdeen | Jul 28, 2014

Frontier market debt is often associated with relatively higher return prospects compared to the wider bond universe.

In this white paper Aberdeen outlines why frontier market bonds are so attractive.

Pioneer Investments | Jul 9, 2014

Despite periods of volatility, Emerging Markets have shown resilience to turbulence and should continue to offer selective investors a real opportunity.

Lyxor | Apr 21, 2014

Logic might suggest that all ETFs replicating the same market index are themselves the same. And yet, you do not have to be an experienced ETF investor to know that this is clearly a misconception. In practice, performance can vary. It is necessary to know which objective criteria to use when selecting an ETF.

Matheson | Feb 5, 2014

For global asset managers, choosing the right fund domicile is a key strategic decision. Whether seeking to establish UCITS or alternative investment funds or both, how do asset managers evaluate the best domicile for their needs among the various European financial centres available? And what are the key decision‑making criteria that influence their preference?

Russell Indexes | May 9, 2013

As reported in the 2012 Russell Institutional Benchmark Survey, the market share of the Russell Index series continues to increase. Russell now captures 72% of the market share for all U.S. institutional equity products reporting a benchmark, up from 68% in 2011.

Pioneer Investments | Mar 3, 2013

Over the last decade, the equity markets have experienced a dramatic increase in volatility. In the medium to long-term Pioneer believes that certain issues, such as Central Banks exit strategies, public debt deleveraging and the transformation of emerging economies could still lead to episodes of high volatility. Find out more in this white paper.

World Gold Council | Jul 15, 2012

For many investors in the UK these are unprecedented times. Turmoil in Europe, a return to negative growth in the UK, a potential slowdown in some emerging markets and the spectre of higher inflation are at the forefront of investors’ minds.

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