Across Asia, M&A is on the rise as cashed-up corporates and private equity firms are looking for growth and better returns. But while opportunities in the fast growing region are obvious, high volatility...
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Investors have traditionally opted for a passive approach to managing their index-linked gilt exposure. But Miles Tym, institutional gilt fund manager at M&G Investments, argues the impact of structural changes and increased volatility in the market means...
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
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