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The changing nature of fixed income

As the fixed income asset class undergoes rapid change and the opportunity set expands, unconstrained bond funds have become popular. But as this article examines, with that expanded opportunity set comes new considerations including a wider risk/return spectrum among managers.   Trends in the global investment universe tend to come around every six months or […]

A healthier way to de-risk

Defined-benefit funds all over the world are focused on de-risking but the amount of innovation and players to meet this demand is wanting. Until now. A new report by the Pensions Institute at the Cass Business School examines the emergence of medically enhanced, underwritten or enhanced, bulk buy-ins, in which trustees buy a bulk annuity […]