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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.

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

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Flattening is not flattering

Flattening is not flattering

The recent flattening of yield curves is incongruous to the beginning of a hiking cycle. The Global Bonds team examines the drivers of these dynamics and the team’s expectations for 2022.

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

Bond portfolios can act as a hedge against equity market volatility, but both the value and cost of this hedge fluctuate as economic and market conditions evolve.

Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy
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Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy

Portfolio Managers Dan Siluk and Jason England believe that the tide may have turned and that financial markets are forcing the hands of global central banks to react to brewing inflation.

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.

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
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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.

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.

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.