Bumpy road ahead for bonds

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Bond markets have performed well recently as concerns over near term growth have increased. But we believe we are entering a consolidation phase, waiting for central banks to signal the gradual unwinding of the emergency policy settings, amid the uncertainty of the future path of inflation. A resurgence in concern over weakening global growth dominated

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Schroders announces leadership change in Asia Pacific

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Schroders has announced that Susan Soh will be appointed Head of Schroders Asia Pacific with effect from November 2021. In April 2020, Susan Soh and Chris Durack were appointed as Co-Heads of Asia Pacific. Chris has decided to leave Schroders due to a change in family health circumstances which prevents a planned relocation to Asia

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Schroders appoints head of Australian fixed income from internal team

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Schroders has promoted Stuart Dear to the role of Head of Australian Fixed Income effective 19 July 2021. Stuart will be based in Sydney and will continue to report to head of fixed income & multi-asset, Simon Doyle. Stuart joined Schroders in October 2012 as fund manager, Australian fixed income, and was subsequently promoted to

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Investing in the new world: Finding returns in #TheZero

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Investors won’t be able to rely on investment strategies that have worked to generate their income and returns over the past decade. With traditional fixed income investments now yielding close to zero, investors are forced to move further along the risk curve to generate returns, which in turn has become very challenging for their risk

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Finding investment opportunities in China in the age of #TheZero

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China’s economy has performed well in the past year due to its ability to manage the Covid-19 crisis, delivering timely and effective monetary and fiscal stimulus measures. The country recorded an 18% year-on-year GDP growth in the first quarter of 2021 – setting a historic single quarter record, but with growth now normalising, can investors

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Schroders brings together its private assets capabilities under Schroders Capital brand

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Schroders has united its specialist private assets investment capabilities under the newly launched Schroders Capital brand, created to deliver an enhanced service for its clients. Growing Schroders’ private assets capabilities continues to be a key strategic focus for the business. This has been achieved so far through a combination of organic growth and specialist acquisitions.

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Schroders launches China equity fund in Australia

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Schroders has launched a China equities fund for Australian investors, providing local access to one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The Schroder All China Equity Opportunities Fund is actively managed and has the flexibility to allocate to a variety of China equities, regardless of where they are listed – including China A-Shares,

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Schroders acquires majority ownership of RF Eclipse

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Schroders has announced its intention to acquire a 50.1% ownership stake in commercial real estate lending specialists RF Eclipse Limited – a leading alternative lender to small to medium sized enterprises in the real estate market. The business specialises in investment, development and construction financing across residential, commercial, retail and industrial properties. RF Eclipse was

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Schroders private equity fund added to Macquarie Wrap, uXchange and Xplore Wealth

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The Schroder Specialist Private Equity Fund has been added to Macquarie Wrap, uXchange and Xplore Wealth following increased demand from advisers. This brings the number of platforms offering the Fund to five, with Hub24 and Netwealth having recently added it to their menus. The Fund gives Australian investors easier access to a professionally managed portfolio

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Schroders announces new CEO for Australia

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Schroders has announced that Sam Hallinan will join as CEO, Australia in April. He will report to Chris Durack, co-CEO APAC, who will continue to have oversight of the Australian business as part of his regional responsibilities and remain a director of Schroders Australia. Sam joins from Nikko Asset Management where, since 2015, he was

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