You take all the risk Banks and insurers issue hybrids to raise money that can count as regulatory capital under the prudential standards that apply to banks and insurers. All new hybrids issued by banks and insurers are designed to be loss absorbing, which means you, not the bank, are at risk of suffering a […]
There is quite a lot of talk about volatility coming back to share markets all of a sudden, and with the talk there’s also bit of conjecture about where the volatility originates from. Some say it’s because interest rates and bond yields are beginning to rise; others will point to the end of quantitative easing […]
James Maydew, AMP Capital’s Global Head of Listed Real Estate, leverages his global view to bring a regular insight to property value trends from around the world. Key Points Residential house prices in a few global cities have soared because of: • Concentration of business activity • Low global interest rates But […]
The infrastructure industry is evolving rapidly worldwide and specialist investment firms are taking bold steps to be ahead of the changes. Smart investors have long recognised the infrastructure sector’s relative stability and reliable growth potential, and therefore its quality as an asset class. Yet the infrastructure environment has changed radically in recent decades and this […]
Passive investment funds used to be a relatively obscure part of the market. But with their popularity soaring in recent years, many investors might now be sceptical about paying for active investment. Market performance over recent years would reinforce that scepticism. Holding a passive mix of mainstream assets has performed very well over the last […]
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