New lows in gilt yields following last week's spending review have been seen by some analysts as a vote of confidence in the UK government's austerity plans. Other observers, however, say they reflect...
Kevin Anderson replaces former fixed income CIO, Mark Marinella, who will leave the firm.
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Panellists in the Credit Institute forum on ‘Sovereign or Corporate, Global or Local’ said that corporates will drive credit growth in emerging markets, but investors cannot afford to ignore financial market development or to forgo due diligence....
In the financial crisis, holders of tier 2 debt in failing financials found their investments protected when taxpayers were made to bear the brunt of bailouts. But a new proposal by the Basel Committee looks to prevent that happening again.
Growth in the US economy has slowed amid a series of troubling economic indicators, raising fears of a second leg of the recession. The Federal Reserve and other government agencies maintain they still have the weapons in their armoury to tackle such...
Low-risk govvies can offer protection against equity risk, says Andrew Dalton, founder and chief investment officer of Dalton Strategic Partnership.
Chief strategist at CreditSights Louise Purtle warns that global deleveraging makes double-dip recession more likely than inflation.
Federal Reserve measures to boost economic growth pose the biggest risk to continued growth and to rational markets, says William Cunningham, global head of fixed income research at State Street.
US corporate restructuring and balance sheet improvements have drawn investor focus to corporate credit. But technical factors make financials look attractive.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future