BNP Paribas survey highlights investor caution

Investors are reducing their exposure to credit markets amid fears of over-zealous monetary tightening at the Federal Reserve, according to the latest survey of fixed-income investors from BNP Paribas.

Two-fifths of the respondents in Europe and the UK cited this as one of their top two concerns. Other worries included the consequences of a sharp rise in US corporate defaults and concerns about debt-financed mergers and acquisitions.

A continuing flight to quality has also seen many investors

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Stemming the tide of rising FX settlement risk

As the trading of emerging markets currencies gathers pace and broader uncertainty sweeps across financial markets, CLS is exploring alternative services designed to mitigate settlement risk for the FX market

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