Category: Fixed income

Category: Fixed income


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,...


European Commission rejects Italian budget

Nicholas Wall, manager of the Merian Strategic Absolute Return Bond Fund, comments on the Italian budget.


Food of the Gods

CoCos are a growing asset class with attractive yields and low volatility. What’s not to like?


A year of change

Mark Nash, head of fixed income, weighs a new volatile environment for investors.


Turkey’s crisis: policy response disappointing so far

Delphine Arrighi comments on the Turkish economic crisis.


End of an era

The market turbulence caused by political upheaval in Italy revealed cracks in the eurozone that had been papered over by...


BoE interest rate decision

OMGI’s head of fixed income, Mark Nash, comments on the latest Bank of England interest rate decision.


Fed interest rate decision - March 2018

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) raises rates 25 basis points, but the changes from the Fed can be best described as...


Exploiting the exit

After a number of false starts, major central banks appear finally to be in the process of scaling back the...


CoCos: the evolution of a market

We chart the growth of CoCos from the aftermath of the global financial crisis to today.