The macro backdrop has not changed significantly in recent weeks—so what is driving the risk asset bounce?
European high yield has started the year in good spirits, supported by attractive valuations, robust credit quality and positive technicals. But with global growth momentum slowing, will the credit party continue?
Weakening global growth data points to end-of-cycle dynamics. However, a pause in US rate hikes could be beneficial for emerging markets.
After a difficult period for returns in 2018, we are watching five issues that could shape markets in another potentially volatile year.
Seeking income in a low rate environment has seen investors search for yield in riskier assets. While the risk associated with higher yielding investments can’t be eliminated, we look at three ways in which that risk can be reduced.
2018 has been a challenging year for market returns across the board. What has driven the uncertainty, and will volatility persist in 2019?
With macroeconomic fears dominating the airwaves, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) may need to prepare to take a less predictable course.
What is the catalyst that could translate reasonable fundamentals and attractive valuations into an emerging market (EM) debt recovery?
Does the recent sell-off for risk assets mean the end of the cycle is nigh, or is there value to be found for investors willing to buck the trend?
Disappointing macroeconomic data and ongoing political uncertainty have weighed heavily on the euro. Does this pessimistic picture mean there’s room for a rally?