GLOBAL - Axa, Europe's second-biggest insurer, said its funds investing in catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked securities may more than triple their assets in the next five years, helped by demand from pension managers.
"I have a lot more direct meetings with chief investment officers of pension funds than in the past," Christophe Fritsch, head of insurance-linked securities at Axa Investment Managers, the asset-management...
Addressing ESG risks has typically been easier in equities but there are many ways to do it in fixed income and LDI portfolios, writes Stephanie Baxter
Covid-19 has led to a collapse in real yields, creating a double-whammy for schemes of falling returns and increasing liabilities. James Macdonald asks if CoCo bonds can provide an opportunity for schemes in such an environment.
The global economy has rebounded from the lows reached in March and April but momentum has waned as rising cases of COVID-19 have forced some regions to once again restrict activity. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses whether credit markets can remain immune to the economic fragility.
As governments across the world seek to rebuild their shattered economies, they have announced significant spending plans to generate growth.