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Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

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Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Sovereign Debt Index

The Sovereign Debt Index is a long-term study into trends in government indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

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ISG Insight: Thriving in the bond market

ISG Insight: Thriving in the bond market

Recent months have seen macro and microeconomic fundamentals broadly improve and corporate bond markets are priced for this to continue. We dedicated an ISG meeting to consider what could go wrong and how fixed income markets might respond.

Breaking down risk within high yield

Breaking down risk within high yield

Some of our high yield and risk experts explain the different measures of risk in high yield bonds and show how a deeper understanding of them can reveal potential opportunities.

Taking cues from a “methodical” Fed

Taking cues from a “methodical” Fed

With valuations high and the global economy reopening, fixed income portfolio managers Dan Siluk and Jason England argue that investors should take a methodical approach in assessing what is next for the bond market.

e-CNY: slow burn to rapid acceleration?

e-CNY: slow burn to rapid acceleration?

Jennifer James, Emerging Market Credit Portfolio Manager, explores how the People’s Bank of China’s digital currency has been several years in the making but has the potential to rapidly reshape the payments industry.

Great expectations in inflation

Great expectations in inflation

Inflation is front of mind for investors. In this paper, portfolio managers Helen Anthony and Andrew Mulliner consider whether it is permanent or transitory.

Market and economy are giving Fed what it wants

Market and economy are giving Fed what it wants

Greg Wilensky and Jason England explain that even with an update to its interest rate projections that is perhaps overdue, the Fed can afford to be patient.

Forecasts can fall short; humility and diversity are key

Forecasts can fall short; humility and diversity are key

While forecasting interest rates is difficult, humility, diversity and careful portfolio construction may help improve risk-adjusted returns.

Opportunities and risks in a multi-speed recovery

Opportunities and risks in a multi-speed recovery

Global Bonds Portfolio Managers Dan Siluk and Jason England explain how an asynchronous global recovery should lead to dislocations and opportunities in fixed income markets.

Credit market’s brave new world

Credit market’s brave new world

Can corporate bond markets sustain their improved trajectory as support measures are lifted?

Dystopia 2.0? Assessing the post-COVID landscape

Dystopia 2.0? Assessing the post-COVID landscape

COVID-19 propelled the pace of structural change around the globe. What will the world look like going forward?

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

Jennifer James and Ales Koutny, emerging market specialists within the Global Bonds Team, interpret the data in China’s latest census, highlighting pressing economic and societal issues that will need to be addressed.

The turn: high yield on the road to deleveraging

The turn: high yield on the road to deleveraging

Tom Ross, within the Global Corporate Credit Team, looks at whether the trajectory of credit fundamentals supports the strength in high yield bond markets.