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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.

Alternative Perspectives

Insight from our alternatives team 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: Markets versus policymakers – who’s in charge?

ISG Insight: Markets versus policymakers – who’s in charge?

Markets have brought forward tightening expectations, but central banks are sticking to the ‘transitory inflation’ line – for now. Our latest ISG Insight considers who has the better handle on the economic outlook?

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

Portfolio Managers Jason England and Dan Siluk explain that inflation expectations and their influence on monetary policy will go a long way in dictating the way forward for global bond markets.

UK Budget giveaway fails to dispel growth fears

UK Budget giveaway fails to dispel growth fears

Portfolio manager Oliver Blackbourn responds to the latest UK Budget, addressing the market’s concerns that higher inflation could become ingrained in the UK, and fears of lower growth over the longer term.

Too fast, too furious: how far can the Bank of England afford to hike?

Too fast, too furious: how far can the Bank of England afford to hike?

Global Bonds Portfolio Manager Bethany Payne challenges whether the Bank of England can really deliver the interest rate hikes currently priced in by the market.

Rates update: yields move higher – September spike or sustained trend?

Rates update: yields move higher – September spike or sustained trend?

The sharp sell-off in government bond yields in the last few weeks is testing the patience of central banks and bond markets are reacting to the hawkish messages. Portfolio Manager Andrew Mulliner explains.

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Why taking an active approach to sustainable investment could help balance opportunities against the risks in corporate bonds.

Blink and you’ll miss it

Blink and you’ll miss it

Are we setting up for one of the shortest business cycles in history?

Truffle hunting in credit

Truffle hunting in credit

While the easy returns from corporate bonds since the COVID recovery may largely be over, opportunities can still be unearthed via a selective approach.

The taper is (almost) here: what it means for bond investors
Quick Views Interest rates

The taper is (almost) here: what it means for bond investors

The imminent arrival of tapering by the US Federal Reserve amplifies challenges facing bond investors.

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

After months in which excess liquidity has fueled strong returns in equities and fixed income, investors may need alternatives.

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.

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.