fixed income

May 20, 2020

coronavirus_markets_crisis_recessionThe good-news stories and optimism of three months ago have been consigned to the bin as the virus, lockdowns and economic bailouts take centre stage, says Paul Doyle, head of Europe ex-UK equities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

May 18, 2020

Emerging_market_debtAllocations to emerging market bonds were surging before the Covid-19 crisis, analysis of fixed income markets shows.

May 13, 2020

green_bondsGreen bond issuance in emerging markets saw a sharp increase in 2019, rising to US$52 billion – a 21% increase, according to a joint report published by Amundi and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

May 11, 2020

Coronavirus_global_recessionA global recession has become the consensus, but what matters for investors now is how deep and long the current slowdown will be, says Joseph Little, global chief strategist at HSBC Global Asset Management.

Apr 20, 2020

Recovery_webDavid Kearney, head of corporate broking at Goodbody, considers shifting investment strategies and lists some of the possible hurdles to economic recovery.

Apr 16, 2020

MusicianAlex Rolandi asks if index funds have a role to play in combating current volatility and whether coronavirus has revealed market imperfections. 

Apr 16, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.

Apr 16, 2020

Bangkok_skylineThe world has taken a battering from black swan events, namely COVID-19. Experts share their insights on Malaysia and Thailand as they put their strategies to the test in unprecedented times.

Apr 16, 2020

CoronavirusJust as geopolitical risks continued to fade away in Q1 2020, Covid-19 caused markets to unravel again, with investor sentiment declining across the board, writes Monjur Chowdhury.

Apr 09, 2020

cornavirus_markets_commentaryThroughout the coronavirus crisis, Funds Europe presents some of the best market commentary from fund professionals. Today, Javier Lendines, managing director of Mapfre Asset Management – the funds arm of Spain’s largest insurance company – focuses on three key questions investors need to ask to deal with Covid-19.

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