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Andrew Eve

Associate Investment Specialist

Years in the bond markets: 2

Specialist subjects: Macroeconomics

Likes: Travelling, skiing, theatre

Heroes: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Elena Ferrante, Bryan Cranston

You can trade ESG credit default swaps later this month: 3 implications for all investors

This month will see a significant step forward in the evolution of ESG (environmental, social and governance factors) as a part of fixed income investing, with the launch of the iTraxx MSCI ESG Screened Europe CDS (credit default swap) index. The past few years have seen a noticeable acceleration in investors’ ESG awareness, driven to varying extents by social conscience and evidence that ESG …

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BVTV: Why the banking sector picture is mixed

Having lagged the broader market somewhat last year, US banks are expected to see revenue gains in 2018 as interest rates continue their rise. By contrast, the picture in Europe is less rosy, and earnings catalysts remain hard to find.

Stephanie Betts, an investment specialist in M&G’s equities team, joined me this morning to discuss prospects for bond and equity investors. Tune in to hear us d…

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