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Over three in five Swiss asset managers plan to cut bond exposure as inflation persists

Over three in five Swiss asset managers plan to cut bond exposure as inflation persists

More than three in five (61 per cent) of Swiss asset managers - including hedge and other fund managers, institutional investors and wealth advisers - plan to cut their exposure to bonds over the next year, according to new research( commissioned by Managing Partners Group (MPG), the Geneva-based international asset management group. 

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Placement of first-ever green catastrophe bond sponsored by Generali completed by Natixis

Placement of first-ever green catastrophe bond sponsored by Generali completed by Natixis

Joint Bookrunner and sole Green Coordinator Natixis has successfully placed the landmark Lion III Re DAC Notes Green Catastrophe Bond. The EUR200 million bond was well-received with a final pricing of 350 bps and was oversubscribed. The transaction is sponsored by Assicurazioni Generali SpA (Generali) and represents its first-ever green catastrophe bond. 

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FINCAD partners with Fite Analytics

FINCAD partners with Fite Analytics

FINCAD, a specialist in providing pricing, modelling, and risk analytics, has partnered with Fite Analytics, an innovator and provider of bond data and analytics solutions, to expand its derivatives analytics services with comprehensive fixed income data and insights.

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DE Shaw’s latest paper is a cautionary tale on the efficacy of short duration US Treasuries

DE Shaw’s latest paper is a cautionary tale on the efficacy of short duration US Treasuries

Last month the fear of inflation in the US economy reared its head. Yields on 1-year US Treasury securities bounced higher from a low of 5.6 basis points on 19 February to 8.9 basis points by close of play on 25 February. For 2-year Treasuries, they went from 10.9 basis points to 16.8 basis points.