Jes Staley left the bank in October 2021
Barclays CEO exit raises uneasy governance questions
Staley’s history with Jeffrey Epstein has come back to haunt the bank
Barclays Bank names Swiss chief executive
He will retain his role as head of the Middle East Market for its private banking arm
Barclays: ESG funds offer negligible sustainability benefit
Bank makes a sensational series of claims about ESG funds after conducting its own research
Action group ups fossil fuel financing pressure on Barclays
As the bank outlines its net zero ambition
How to approach China onshore bonds roll-out
Does Chinese onshore debt represent a better alternative than scores of other EMD options and what are the risks?
China sovereign debt index inclusion marks historic shift
Process will run over next 20 months in 5% increments and is expected to eventually include 386 Chinese securities
Chinese bonds add diversification to global index
The inclusion of Chinese bonds in the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Index is an incremental step in China opening up its economy that has been welcomed by investors, but their introduction to popular emerging market indices could be more disruptive.
Investors blame industry size for hedge fund underperformance
Not the excessive fees they charge, but the rapid AuM-growth of hedge funds after the financial crisis is to blame for their disappointing performance. Unfavourable macro conditions also play their part.
High yield fund flows emerge from the ground
The spike in net inflows coincides with renewed appetite among fund selectors for the asset class.The share of fund buyers telling us they will increase allocation to high yield bonds in the next 12 months almost doubled from 12% in December to 23% in late March. There seem to be several reasons for the uptick in interest. […]