The U.S. and China’s exchanged tariff hikes, hurting confidence and making August a risk-off month amid ongoing trade tensions.
A slew of fundamental developments over the week suggests the macroeconomic backdrop continues to deteriorate, and yet bond markets are still generating strong returns across not only safe havens but also risk assets. Can this momentum persist into Sept.
A possible change in Chinese currency policy?
The investment landscape is changing as savers and governments place greater scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In this piece we highlight the driving forces and discuss the ways in which investors can include ESG factors
The theory of negative interest rates is straightforward, but the practice is not. What do negative rates mean for savers?
The macroeconomics of climate risk
Investment grade and high yield credit in emerging markets have delivered divergent performance over the summer. Could this trend reverse, or is investor caution warranted in the high yield space?
Mario Draghi reacted to the increased economic risks to the economic outlook with a bold package of monetary easing measures.
Investment grade credit has been a standout performer in 2019. Given the ongoing macro uncertainty and recent spread tightening, can the rally continue?
Recent data from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) suggest that the manufacturing part of the US economy is now contracting.