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Global Dividend Index

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

Corporate Debt Index

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

Decarbonisation in EM Index

Perspectives on decarbonisation challenges facing Asia, with examples from China, India and the Republic of Korea.

Corporate Debt Index

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

Latest Insights

High yield in a rising rate environment

High yield in a rising rate environment

Brent Olson and Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio managers on our Global High Yield platform, explore how factors affecting credit risk in high yield might help balance upward pressure on interest rate risk.

Global investment grade: High uncertainty meets low dispersion

Global investment grade: High uncertainty meets low dispersion

James Briggs, corporate credit portfolio manager, considers the winds of change affecting the balance of risk and opportunity in investment grade in 2022.

Euro investment grade: A test of discipline in 2022

Euro investment grade: A test of discipline in 2022

Tim Winstone, corporate credit manager, discusses how a cautious and steady approach to steering through 2022 makes sense for both the European Central Bank (ECB) and investors.

Secured Credit: 2022 – year of the ‘carry’?

Secured Credit: 2022 – year of the ‘carry’?

What is in store for secured credit markets in 2022? Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit, shares his views.

High yield bonds: looking beneath the bonnet

High yield bonds: looking beneath the bonnet

Why we believe high-yield bond returns in 2022 will be driven more by understanding the mechanics of individual companies’ fundamentals.

Upwardly mobile: credit’s quest for glory

Upwardly mobile: credit’s quest for glory

Fixed income portfolio managers Tom Ross and Tim Winstone explore how a drive to improve among corporate borrowers can have winning results for both companies and investors.

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?

China’s three Cs: COVID, consumption and credit

China’s three Cs: COVID, consumption and credit

Jennifer James, emerging market credit portfolio manager, considers how policies enacted by China’s government towards COVID, consumption and credit are likely to shape China’s near-term trajectory.

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.

China’s Economic Rebalancing Casts a Cloud on Property
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China’s Economic Rebalancing Casts a Cloud on Property

The far-reaching implications of China’s efforts to rebalance its economy.

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.

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

Fixed income portfolio managers Jennifer James and Tom Ross consider how efforts to rebalance the economy in China are having far-reaching implications.