THE biggest risk that remains underpriced in markets today is the probability of a central bank mistake, rather than political risk, says Nicolas Faller, co-chief executive of asset management at...

THE universe of private investible credit or debt is set to grow, and the asset class looks "incredibly attractive'', says BlackRock managing director James Keenan...

THE Vanguard trading floor is the epicentre of one of the great financial revolutions of modern times, yet it is a surprisingly relaxed place.

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INVESTORS who have been dismayed by the underperformance of emerging market (EM) equities relative to developed markets over recent years should consider whether EM equities' recent rebound in...

BESIEGED Treasury bears may finally be set for a winning streak in the world's largest bond market. Strategists are citing an under-pricing of inflation in the US economy, waning foreign demand...

ISAAC Lieberman loves a good flash crash.

WORRIES over political risk in Europe are keeping investors sidelined, but Allianz Global Investors' (AGI) Holger Wehner believes Europe equities deserve a second look, particularly dividend-...

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DESPITE an eight-day losing streak that ended on Tuesday, the stock market has generally been buoyant in the opening weeks of the Trump administration. The bullish mood could be a self-fulfilling...

REAL assets such as infrastructure and real estate are expected to continue to generate attractive returns, even as interest rates creep upwards.

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BY now, most investors recognise that it pays to take into account the environmental, social and governance factors that affect companies. From the accounting scandals at Enron and Parmalat, through...