The CIO of Swiss insurer Zurich and CEO of Swedish pension fund Alecta flag their growing corporate debt concerns and outline their response strategies.
Very few asset owners in Asia adopt environmental, social and governance principles in their fixed income portfolios. Credit rating agencies could play a key role in changing that.
Fears are rife over the potential impact of widespread downgrades of investment-grade corporate bonds on insurance portfolios.
Fitch Ratings will use a new system to study ESG factors for credit ratings, while Moody's warns environmental risks may cause $2.2 trillion of debt downgrades across 11 sectors.
Chinese corporate defaults have risen sharply this year. We asked three experts whether this poses a systemic risk to markets and how it is impacting investor sentiment.
For all the excitement caused by the MSCI index inclusion of China A-shares, it is the benchmark addition of Chinese bonds that could be a bigger game changer, said experts.