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Risk Management

Eaton Vance | Jun 2, 2016

■ High-yield bonds occupy a special capital market niche: They have offered better risk-adjusted returns than equities and lower interest-rate sensitivity than the broad fixedincome market.
■ To date, high-yield bonds have been less vulnerable to the adverse effects of rising rates than other fixed-income sectors and have provided positive total returns in rising rate markets.
■ Adding high-yield bonds to a broad fixed-income allocation has improved portfolio efficiency, based on 10-year hypothetical performance of blended portfolios.
■ Recent problems in the energy sector sparked a broad sell-off of high yield, resulting in value opportunities for investors with the expertise and diligence to select quality issuers.

BNY Mellon | Mar 18, 2016

Read about the new regulations relating to collateral management requiring industry participants to understand the ‘consequences of change’.

BNY Mellon | Nov 10, 2015

This background paper, co-written by The Field Effect and BNY Mellon, is the first in a series of papers which will focus on the wide-ranging collateral management market issues and opportunities currently facing financial market participants.

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.

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