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We outline four long-term scenarios for Europe against a backdrop of Brexit, rising populism and shifting political developments.

The future of Europe

Published date: April 2019

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Risk assets recovered over the first quarter and global central banks shifted to a more accommodative stance, pushing back expected rate hikes. However, economic data continued to weaken.

Quarterly fixed income and currency review and outlook

Published date: April 2019

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Investing responsibly is an essential part of managing risk.

Responsible investment is a widely accepted approach to investing for institutional investors. Considering ESG factors in your investment analysis and company engagement supports the pursuit of long-term financial and non-financial objectives.

Putting principles into practice: 2019 responsible investment report

Published date: April 2019

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With continuing uncertainty in Europe, are opportunities in euro and sterling investment grade credit? Catch up on our monthly fixed income views.

Monthly fixed income snapshot desk views

Published date: April 2019

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Discover the latest insights from our investment professionals as they plot a course through global investment markets.

Mapping markets: review and outlook

Published date: April 2019

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Historically, fixed income investors have been less focused on corporate engagement than equity investors. At Insight, we believe that fixed income investors have a responsibility to engage with companies. This document looks at how Insight conducts proprietary environmental, social and governance (ESG) research that supports direct engagement with companies.

Responsible investment in practice

Published date: March 2019

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After a prolonged period of convergence following the global financial crisis, monetary policy divergence between the US and other major economies has returned.

Monetary policy divergence: opportunities and threats for global fixed income investors

Published date: March 2019

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For many investors, deciding whether to invest in European investment grade corporate bonds represents something of a conundrum.

Accessing credit in a low yielding environment

Published date: March 2019

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The starting point of any outcome-oriented approach to investment is a precise definition of the investment objective.

Insight on multi-asset

Published date: February 2019

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We invite you to join Portfolio Manager, Oliver Williams and Analyst Simon Cooke, as they review recent developments within emerging market debt and offer an outlook for the asset class.

Webinar: Emerging market review and outlook

Published date: January 2019

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After a difficult year for most asset classes, with a backdrop of rising US bond yields and escalating tensions over global trade, we share our thoughts on some of the major issues for investors as we move into 2019.

Thoughts for 2019

Published date: December 2018

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A recent fear for high yield investors has been the prospect of normalising interest rate policy in developed markets. We outline the value of a flexible approach to high yield investment and the various strategies that can be undertaken to protect against rising interest rates.

High yield: managing rising rates through short dated high yield

Published date: November 2018

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Fixed income investors are sharpening their focus on the sustainability risks of individual countries. We believe investing effectively in sovereign debt requires analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. We complement our research with a proprietary model to help us better understand country ESG risks across our bond portfolios.

Introducing Insight's country sustainability risk model

Published date: October 2018

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Insight was delighted to welcome investment consultants on 27 September 2018 to discuss its approach to fixed income and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Here we offer highlights of the discussion, alongside selected questions and answers from the day.

Fixed income and ESG consultant roundtable

Published date: October 2018