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Facts not Emotion needed in Emerging Market Fund Reports

Investment reports are designed to update investors each month, yet are often bland. Most times, this is just what investors want; brief comfort that their investments are making steady progress. But volatile markets demand more; not just handholding, but facts and honest appraisal. Investment managers’ behaviour in times of market stress can be revealing. This […]

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Bank downgrades are a challenge for Trustees & Treasurers

The UK’s Co-operative Bank has moved quickly to repair its management and governance after ratings agency, Fitch, downgraded the Banks’s debt last month. Its bonds, PIBS and preference shares have fallen, with expectation of a write down or bail-in involving those lenders, but not depositors. The Bank has reassured investors that capital currently exceeds regulatory […]

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