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  • Vulnerability to Default in Emerging Markets

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    Vulnerability to Default in Emerging Markets

    2020-07-30T13:23:00Z

    While emerging markets sovereign defaults are at levels not seen since 2001 this year, rapid policy responses are helping to avoid the worst—furthermore, we believe the corporate default rate for 2020 could be lower than in 2009 or even 2016.

  • The Changing Path to Credit Opportunities

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    The Changing Path to Credit Opportunities

    2020-07-17T11:11:00Z

    Aggressive fiscal and monetary actions combined with better-than-expected news on the economic recovery have contributed to a narrowing of credit spreads, while central banks now appear committed to zero (or negative) rates for the foreseeable future. 

  • Q&A- The Pandemic and Politics

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    Q&A: The Pandemic and Politics

    2020-07-14T11:21:00Z

    Assessing the 2020 race in light of COVID-19, economic weakness and civil unrest.

  • The Past, Present and Future of Insurance-Linked Securities

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    The Past, Present and Future of Insurance-Linked Securities

    2020-07-14T11:16:00Z

    As the insurance industry has been potentially facing one of the biggest losses in history due to COVID-19, what lessons can we take from the past that could allow us to find opportunities in the future? Peter DiFiore, PhD, Managing Director of Insurance-Linked Securities, sits down with us to discuss the history of Insurance-Linked Securities, the impact of COVID-19 along with what the future might hold for the asset class as we move forward into the “new normal”.

  • Asian Credit Remains Firmly Investment Grade

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    Asian Credit Remains Firmly Investment Grade

    2020-07-08T13:35:00Z

    Spread-widening in the Asian credit markets due to COVID-19 is understandable, but we believe it overstates downgrade and default risks, and represents an attractive value opportunity for long-term investors.

  • Asset Allocation Committee Outlook - 3Q 2020

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    Asset Allocation Committee Outlook - 3Q 2020

    2020-07-03T13:25:00Z

    “We are confident that the economy will be bigger in 12 months’ time than it is today, and therefore we are biased toward taking risk. But we are unable to reconcile the the size and speed of the stock market rebound at the beginning of June with what is likely to be a gradual re-opening process and moderate medium-term growth.”

  • Thriving Amid Volatility - Perspectives on Asian Credit

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    Thriving Amid Volatility: Perspectives on Asian Credit

    2020-06-30T13:20:00Z

    While the majority of global markets have experienced volatility, the Asian fixed income market continues to remain resilient. What are the key factors that allow the region to thrive? As the leader in global supply-chain manufacturing, what does the future hold for the region? 

  • Conversations With……Fred Ingham

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    Conversations With……Fred Ingham

    2020-06-26T13:15:00Z

    Reflecting on three years managing the Neuberger Berman Uncorrelated Strategies Fund

  • Vixology

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    Vixology

    2020-06-26T13:12:00Z

    How VIX history rhymes—and why we believe option writing strategies are still attractive despite the huge equity market rally.

  • The Growth of Private Equity Secondaries

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    The Growth of Private Equity Secondaries

    2020-06-18T16:20:00Z

    The Global Financial Crisis provided opportunities and growth in the Secondaries market as a means to gain liquidity, but is that the same case today as a result of COVID-19? Or has the investment landscape changed? Guests Tristram Perkins and Benjamin Perl discuss what some of the key differences and similarities might be, along with how the Secondaries market has developed before the pandemic hit, as investors are adjusting to the “new normal” in today’s market.

  • 5G Dis-Connectivity

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    5G Dis-Connectivity

    2020-06-14T16:17:00Z

    Geopolitical and trade tensions may fragment the 5G supply chain, but while that could make the theme more complex to navigate, it is unlikely to diminish its importance.

  • A Very Bond-Friendly Crisis

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    A Very Bond-Friendly Crisis

    2020-06-05T13:08:00Z

    We believe the COVID-19 crisis and the response from governments and central banks creates an unusually favorable macro environment for credit.