Media Type: Article

03.06.2019

Cocos: Please Don’t Let Them Be Misunderstood

CoCos, or contingent convertible bonds, are sometimes overlooked and undervalued.

23.04.2019

Santander’s coco saga: opportunities amid a storm in a teacup

Recent news coverage of Santander’s “cocos” is bewildering, but nevertheless serves to underline the importance of identifying the strongest issuers.

11.04.2019

Seven deadly sins of investor behaviour

Psychological research suggests that markets are not wholly efficient, but are swayed by behavioural biases.

04.04.2019

Whichever Brexit: sterling corporate bonds stay solid

With the UK poised between different Brexit outcomes, sterling corporate bonds arguably provide both a call option, and a put...

25.03.2019

Keep active and get physical

There are notable benefits of having actively-managed gold exposure.

15.03.2019

Re-engage with equity market neutral

Investors should re-engage with equity market neutral as an uncorrelated investment strategy able to enhance risk adjusted returns.

22.01.2019

Reasons to be optimistic about UK mid caps

Richard Watts argues that after a difficult year for equities in 2018, many stocks have been oversold, enabling investors to...

15.01.2019

Brexit meaningful vote: division bells ring out loud

Richard Buxton comments on the result of the meaningful vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal, arguing that the chance of...

09.11.2018

The attraction of dividends in an uncertain world

At times of stock market volatility, investors often turn to the greater stability of dividends, but a danger in dividend...

07.11.2018

US mid-term election results: Merian Global Investors managers comment on a divided Congress

As Democrats gain control of the House, and Republicans increase their influence in the Senate amid a high voter turnout,...

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