Interest rates

Future looking bright for active management

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

MONEY MANAGEMENT -

Money managers expect more opportunities for active managers and for technology to play a bigger role in the investment industry in 2018.
2017 in review

THE YEAR IN REVIEW -

THE YEAR IN REVIEW -

The ripple effects of the Trump presidency spread throughout P&I's top 10 stories, from tax reform to private-sector retirement initiatives and more.
Commentary: Don't count on bonds to save us again in the next crisis

INDUSTRY VOICES -

INDUSTRY VOICES -

The conventional wisdom that bonds are a good downside hedge is not well supported by long-term historical data or current conditions.
ECB, BoE, Norges Bank keep rates intact

Economy -

Economy -

Three central banks kept interest rates unchanged at the latest meetings of their monetary policy committees.
Fed raises rates by 25 basis points, foresees another 3 rate hikes in 2018

Markets -

Markets -

A divided Federal Open Market Committee voted Wednesday to raise the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to a target range of 1.25% to 1.5%.
Impact of interest rate hikes on long-term debt concerns insurers, survey finds

INVESTING/PORTFOLIO STRATEGIES -

INVESTING/PORTFOLIO STRATEGIES -

The top concern of asset allocators and investment decision-makers at insurance companies is the impact of rate increases on long-term debt.