High Yield Bonds
ESG integration in bonds ‘requires different strategy’ to equities
ESG criteria in fixed income funds should focus on company’s financial strength, rather than market sentiment
Five ways to integrate ESG into investments
The days of treating ESG and sustainability matters as “extra curricular” are numbered and will be the differentiator for investments in the future, according to Legg Mason affiliates. Click through the slides below to find out five ways to integrate ESG into investments.
Spotting defaults in high yield portfolios
Defaults normally take a couple of years after the first warning signs and therefore can usually be predicted, said Vivek Bommi, European high yield and global high yield manager for Neuberger Berman. He explains some of the red flags and his approach to risk.
Survey: Demand for EM debt steady despite rate rises
Fund managers favour high yield credit and local currency emerging market debt but remain cautious on investment grade credit, according to survey of fixed income firms.
Surging green bond market suffers diversification problem
A letter from Insight Investment calling for greater green bond issuance from banks highlights the lack of depth in the green bond space, despite the market growing significantly over the last year and the first green bond funds reaching their three-year track record.