In the aftermath of the financial crisis, public discourse in the US reflected a growing consensus that policy preferences of […]
While many variables acted in concert to bring about the 2007-2008 financial crisis, it is commonly accepted that the implosion […]
This week’s chart of the week comes from the 85th annual report of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), an […]
Relative rather than absolute returns, prudential regulation of banks and investors requirements – three reasons why matters may not be […]
Summary Bund yields are now at levels implying that the eurozone has gone ‘Japanese’. We think this conclusion is premature. […]
Here at FFTW, we came into 2015 believing that a host of structural factors would serve to keep the global […]
Source: BNP Paribas Asset Management, Bloomberg as of 10/02/15. 3 February 2015 will go down in history for bond buffs […]
At a time when large European corporates hold record levels of surplus cash, the EUR money-market business is under pressure […]
January 2015 has seen the eurozone bond market rally to historical lows across all maturities. Abundant global liquidity, mainly from […]
How convertible bonds fit into an investor’s asset allocation, and the characteristics they share with straight bonds and equities.
In this video, Skander Chabbi describes the convertible bond market’s growth prospects and outlook. Today it is a good time […]
In this video, Skander Chabbi tells us where the flows into the asset class come from, why it makes sense […]
In this video, Skander Chabbi tells us how a global approach to convertibles allows investors to gain exposure to interesting […]
Given the current expectations of rising interest rates, it could be opportune now to choose an absolute-return strategy to diversify a traditional fixed-income portfolio.
How can high-yield bonds create alpha for investors seeking performance and risk control? What are the challenges and prospects for this market?
When inflation expectations become unanchored it will be too late