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The next frontier in EM debt

Mike McGill - 14 OCT 2016

A combination of favourable demographics and positive growth prospects make frontier bond markets among the more exciting opportunities in a fixed income market starved of yield. But selective asset allocation will be critical in a sector where there will be winners and losers.


House view Q4 2016

- 11 OCT 2016

Aviva Investors expects the global economy to move in a more reflationary direction.


Equity investors should consider the duration of their portfolios

Giles Parkinson - 10 OCT 2016

The difficulty in developing a model that accurately predicts equity duration means few managers pay much attention to the concept. And yet, just because it’s a tricky task, doesn’t mean it should be ignored.


Shenzen dis-Connect

- 09 OCT 2016

The Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect programme will extend to Shenzhen in November, and potentially to bonds at a later date. International investors are intrigued, yet sceptical.


UK M&A: a shifting landscape

- 03 OCT 2016

Media speculation suggests UK companies are being targeted en masse by foreign rivals keen to pick up bargains after the fall in the value of the pound. The reality is more complex, writes Trevor Green.


UK Economics: Looking ahead to the Autumn Statement

Stewart Robertson - 02 OCT 2016

The trajectory of the UK economy remains uncertain, but will the upcoming Autumn Statement make its future direction any clearer?


Is commercial aerospace starting its descent?

- 28 SEP 2016

Commercial aerospace has delivered strong profits in the past decade, but over-capacity issues are beginning to weigh on the sector.