Industry Voice Video: Navigating uncertainty through trade finance

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Supply chain strains, geopolitical tensions and a scaling back of bank funding are spurring demand for trade finance. Institutional investors can benefit from the potential for attractive returns and the short duration of the asset class.

In this short video, David Newman - CIO Global High Yield, Allianz Global Investors, explains what trade finance is, how it works and discusses why it could be an attractive option for investors in the current market.


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