Long-term yields are so low that they have priced in slowing growth,
Bond price volatility and gold prices have risen as bond market
participants expect the US Federal Reserve and other central banks to slash
rates to counter a … Read the rest
GLOBAL investors have swept risk fears aside and have piled into emerging market bonds.
Global rating agency Moody’s estimates that between 2010 and the first quarter of 2019, emerging market (EM) municipalities, other “sub-sovereigns”, corporations, financial institutions, infrastructure and project … Read the rest
PENSION funds, other institutions and family offices are buying hedge funds hoping that they will perform in a market decline.
The global stock market rally this year surprised the vast majority of investors. Such were the market swings in 2018 … Read the rest
THERESA May has thrown the dice in a final gamble
to get her European Union withdrawal deal over the line.
The beleaguered prime minister is well aware that
Parliament, businesses and investors local and foreign fear the economic
consequences of … Read the rest