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A buy-in may actually make it more difficult to achieve a buy-out. We explain why by comparing different de-risking options using a wider range of considerations. Also, Hamish Watson explains why ScottishPower chose not to conduct a buy-in.

An objective assessment of the impact of a buy-in

Published date: February 2019

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Global monetary policy converged as developed market central banks opted to defer plans for tightening. Uncertainties around slowing global growth and multiple government policy issues remain in focus for money markets.

Global money market monthly: developed market monetary policy on hold

Published date: February 2019

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Key issues for investors this year include the softening macro outlook and diverging monetary policy, shifting risks and opportunities in global credit markets, and the evolution of cashflow and liability-driven investment approaches.

Investment themes for 2019

Published date: February 2019

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The market is currently pricing in three hikes over the next 2.5 years, which is broadly in line with our forecast.

Quarterly fixed income and currency review and outlook

Published date: January 2019

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As we head into 2019, we have moved from an underweight to a neutral duration position in Germany as we have lowered our core German bund yield forecasts.

Monthly fixed income snapshot desk views

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

Mapping markets: review and outlook

Published date: November 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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This is an opportunity to hear from Matt Merritt, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy Team, and Mike Ford, Portfolio Manager, who will update you on our views about the evolving economic and market environment and outline how these developments are shaping your diversified growth.

Webinar: Insight broad opportunities strategy review and outlook

Published date: November 2018

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Join our Fixed Income webinar to hear an overview of key economic topics and investment themes.

Webinar: Fixed income review and outlook webinar

Published date: October 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

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In this short film we share key aspects of our differentiated approach to responsible investment.

Video: Insight’s approach to responsible investment

Published date: October 2018

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Fixed income investors are sharpening their focus on countries' sustainability risks. We believe effective sovereign debt investment requires in-depth analysis of ESG matters, and our proprietary model aims to help us better understand ESG risks at the country level across our portfolios.

Sovereigns and sustainability

Published date: October 2018