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The Top Fixed Income Papers of 2018

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  • 04 Dec 2018
  • Updated 12 Dec 2018

The best of 2018 - Fixed Income

The winning and commended papers for all 15 categories at the 2018 Savvy Investor Awards were announced on December 4th.  The first link below will take you straight to our blog for the Best Fixed Income Paper category, where you can view both the winning paper and the other commended papers that were recognized.   

Additionally, we've included some great fixed income papers from the past few weeks, most of which just missed the cutoff for this year's awards.  

top fixed income papers 2018

Top Fixed Income Papers of 2018

The Best Fixed Income Papers of 2018 (Savvy Investor Awards)

The winner of this year's award for Best Fixed Income Paper was FTSE Russell. Click here for more information about their paper as well as other commended papers recognized in the Savvy Investor Awards.

Top Papers from the last few weeks

Combining Public and Private Debt: Considerations for Investors (Neuberger Berman)

For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in certain geographies

Neuberger Berman discusses several reasons why fixed income investors should consider a combined public and private debt solution within a single portfolio.

Local currency EMD - Time to reconsider an active allocation? (Capital Group)

For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in certain geographies

In addition to the low correlation and diversification benefits of passive allocations to EMD, an active allocation to this asset class potentially allows access to a wider source of returns, off-benchmark exposures, and greater ability to manage risk.

Making the Case for CLOs for U.S. Insurers (PineBridge)

PineBridge presents a primer for collateralized loan obligations for U.S. insurance investors, discussing the characteristics of this complex and often misunderstood asset class.

Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Report (eVestment)

Unconstrained bond assets in retail and institutional accounts have almost doubled over the past 5 years. This eVestment report looks at data from 200 different global unconstrained bond strategies, representing nearly USD 450 billion AUM.

Factor investing in corporate bonds - client cases (Robeco)

The same underlying forces that make factor investing work in the equity domain – investor behavior, regulations, and market constraints – are also applicable to other asset classes. This Robeco paper presents client cases that illustrate different rationales for implementing factor credit solutions.

iShares’ Institutional Guide to Bond ETFs (BlackRock)

For compliance reasons, this paper is only accessible in the United States

Bond ETFs offer several advantages to the old bond trading model, including low-cost bond exposures with greater liquidity than the OTC market. This guide conveys ways to integrate bond ETFs into institutional strategies, trading mechanics for bond ETFs, and other characteristics of these assets.