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Central banks fuel markets: illusion vs reality

Investing in the Changing Shape of Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets: Vulnerability and contagion risks... Fragile vs. anti-fragile countries

 

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03/10/2019 News, Fixed income

Bond back to Core: where is the value in the current economic cycle?

“Slowdown in global growth with subdued inflation and dovish Central Banks (CB) committed to avoid further economic deceleration are trends that should remain favourable for bond investors.” begins Eric Brard, Head of Fixed Income at Amundi. “On one side, investors should limit the upside in core bond yields and, on the other, support the credit market, despite the strong spread compression in this first part of the year. An increasingly selective approach will be crucial.”

03/10/2019 News, Fixed income

Bridging the gap between quantitative and fundamental approaches

Bonds market faced low rates since many years. And they probably won’t rise up soon.Clients’ needs for diversification and current market conditions (in addition to low rates, i.e. increase of bonds issuers) drove the path towards new solutions engineering. “Listening to our clients, observing the market and experiencing our econometric models were keys when building this new range” says Jean-Marie Dumas, Head of Fixed Income solutions at Amundi. “High yield laid behind us. We had to provide a serious alternative to traditional judgmental fixed income strategies” he adds.

03/10/2019 News, Fixed income

Not used - Greening Fixed Income markets: a challenge of today and tomorrow

Policymakers continue to implement comprehensive strategies to fostering sustainable finance. Most notably, in March 2018, the European Commission adopted its action plan resting on three pillars: (i) re-orienting capital flows towards sustainable investments; (ii) managing financial risks stemming from climate change; and (iii) fostering transparency and long-termism in financial activities.