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Watch Out for the TLAC Attack!



“Banks have to issue over a trillion U.S. dollars worth of bonds to satisfy TLAC requirements?!” exclaims a fixed income portfolio manager. “Stay calm. It’s not as bad as it seems,” says a fixed income analyst in his composed and distinct sounding British accent. “We need to sell our…

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Views from the CIO: An Underappreciated Growth Story in Japan



I recently came back from a trip to Japan and I’m quite impressed with what I saw. I’m not just talking about the beautiful Tokyo fall scenery. I’m talking about the investment environment that is changing positively; albeit very slowly. Japan being in a “technical” recession as the GDP…

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