Insights

Emerging Market Local Currency Debt Potentially Offers Value

05/26/2016
Aviva
Despite a strong rally in emerging-market local-currency debt in 2016, a widening yield differential with US rates points to the long-term value of the asset class.

Global High Yield: European Bonds in Pole Position

05/26/2016
Aviva
Despite the risks of slowing global growth and more falls in oil prices, prospects for European high-yield debt are particularly encouraging.

Economic Outlook: Slow Progress

05/13/2016
Stewart Robinson, Senior Economist (UK and Europe), Aviva Investors
While the U.S. is likely to lead global growth higher in 2016, risks such as disappointing Chinese expansion, even lower commodity prices, and geopolitical shocks persist, says Stewart Robertson.

End of the Golden Age?

05/13/2016
Aviva
Traditional investment strategies based on the norms of the last 30 years might struggle to deliver the outcomes desired in a new era of potential lower growth and poorer returns.

The Puzzling World of Negative Interest Rates

03/09/2016
Stewart Robinson, Senior Economist (UK and Europe), Aviva Investors
The increasing number of central banks taking interest rates into negative territory calls conventional economic wisdom into question. Predicting where rates go from here has become even more difficult.

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