Jasper van Ingen: Are convertible bonds worth a fresh look?

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Jasper van Ingen: "Convertible bonds' asymmetric return profile means more change is better."
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Jasper van Ingen: "Convertible bonds' asymmetric return profile means more change is better."

With 2018 seeing the highest level of convertible bond issuance for a decade, Jasper van Ingen considers whether they could become a mainstream asset class and the case for using them as a diversifier

Convertible bonds are by no means new - in fact, their issuance dates back to the 1850s - yet the asset class is sometimes overlooked by investors and advisers alike. 2018 has seen the highest i...

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