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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.

Fixed Income Perspectives

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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Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

John Kerschner and Seth Meyer discuss the opportunities available in bond markets, despite rising interest rates.

Rising bond yields — a validation of recovery or a challenge?

Rising bond yields — a validation of recovery or a challenge?

The world is set for a strong cyclical recovery. Andrew Mulliner, Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, shares his thoughts on the divergence in economic fortunes that are beginning to appear and the likely impact on investment opportunities.

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

Adrienn Sarandi, Director of Fixed Income ESG, answers some of the frequently asked questions around ESG investing, including whether COVID-19 has altered its evolution.

ISG Insight – Bond market riot: Rates are rising but is it sustainable?

ISG Insight – Bond market riot: Rates are rising but is it sustainable?

What began as a gradual climb in nominal yields from the summer accelerated in February. Moves of this speed are rare, so we dedicated an ISG meeting to ask why global yield curves have steepened so quickly and what the implications are for fixed income asset allocation.

Finding value in each other: active collaboration in equity and bond analysis

Finding value in each other: active collaboration in equity and bond analysis

Seth Meyer and Brent Olson, high yield bond Portfolio Managers, and Nick Schommer, US equity Portfolio Manager, discuss the benefits of collaboration in their equity and bond analysis.

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Several of our global high yield experts assess the value that rising credit quality could have on high yield spreads.

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, takes a drive in the auto sector to demonstrate how both upgrades and downgrades can be a source of returns.

Considerations for higher yields

Considerations for higher yields

Head of US Fixed Income Greg Wilensky explains why investors should consider how much interest rate risk they have in their portfolios, and make sure it is appropriate for their needs.

Developments in the gilt market — RPI and green gilts
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Developments in the gilt market — RPI and green gilts

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies and Bethany Payne, Portfolio Manager, outline the implications of the announcements by the UK government in November 2020, that RPI will be aligned with CPIH from February 2030 and green gilts are to be issued from this year.

Inflation: is this the real thing? Is this just fantasy?…

Inflation: is this the real thing? Is this just fantasy?…

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains why an expected and predictable cyclical reflation should not be confused with a longer-term structural breakout of inflation.

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

Adrienn Sarandi explains the Global Corporate Credit Team’s views on evolving ESG trends, how ESG analysis is best integrated into credit investment processes and key questions currently being asked by investors.

Euro investment grade: where less is more in 2021

Euro investment grade: where less is more in 2021

Tim Winstone, corporate credit portfolio manager, sees reduced bond issuance, ongoing policy support and a recovering economy helping to underpin euro investment grade bonds in 2021.