The recent sell off in the bond market and growing liquidity issues have forced bond investors to use similar hedging techniques, undermining their effectiveness and causing concerns about how much downside protection funds really have.
Consensus trades, such as shorting duration or investing in core government bonds as a diversifier, have not paid off, managers said, with yields widening out. The proliferation of such trades across...
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West Midlands Police have launched a fraud investigation into a Birmingham financier over his role in sale and rent back agreements.
Employers need to do more to inform employees unaware of auto-enrolment Scottish Widows research shows.
Naomi Osinnowo asks what needs to be done to get people to engage with retirement planning.
Industry experts are "horrified" that the Liberal Democrats are considering cutting tax relief on ISAs and pension contributions for the wealthy.
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Retail investors set to be restricted initially
The fact that emotions can so significantly impact investment decisions means the issue is becoming ever more important for advisers