Tag Archives: Europe

Can ESG analysis help improve high yield returns?

Bond Vigilantes 06/02/2018  

Some of the worst performing bonds in the European high yield index in 2017 all had weak Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) scores according to MSCI. Is this is a… Read more »

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Green securitisation – the ‘green’ paradigm

Bond Vigilantes 26/01/2018  

The global securitised market was valued at $9.8tn at the end of 2016 and, in recent years, some of these asset backed securities (ABS) have made an imprint on the… Read more »

2017 High Yield Review – Another Solid Year

Bond Vigilantes 05/01/2018  

Good performance after an exceptional 2016 2017 was another good year for high yield investors with the global high yield index delivering a total return of 8.0% (in USD terms),… Read more »

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Vote for Macron paves way for renewed investment in European equities

Equities Forum 25/04/2017  

Markets have reacted positively to Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen going forward to the second round of the French presidential election on 7 May. Polls on the second round… Read more »

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Brexit – the biggest spin-off of all time?

Equities Forum 19/10/2016  

The thought of a ‘Brexit’ conjures up images of a drawn out, messy divorce for most – a painful process, with a net negative result. However, I believe that there… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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