11 & 12 Wellington Place, Leeds – a bridge between two revolutions

Real estate case study

Putting the ‘investment’ in investment grade credit

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Why now? Yields are at decade highs: Yields, which sit at almost 5% for the global investment grade market, are looking very attractive. Historically, and looking at the past decade in particular, yields are now at the highest level seen for the investment grade market, as demonstrated in Figure 1 below. This indicates that a […]

What gives, corporate hybrids?


Stubbornly high inflation sends bond yields higher

market snapshot

Federated Hermes Stewardship Report 2022

This year’s report now features the stewardship activities of our infrastructure and private equity investment teams. Monitoring engagement outcomes is crucial in ensuring our approach is effective and achieves the desired results. As such, this report contains new and updated examples and case studies throughout to demonstrate how our approach works in practice. In our […]

Meet the Manager: Sandy Pei

What’s your role at Federated Hermes? I’m deputy portfolio manager of the Federated Hermes Asia ex-Japan Equity Strategy and co-portfolio manager of the Federated Hermes China Equity Strategy. What did you want to be when you were younger, and how did you get started in your career? When I was a little girl, I wanted […]

Raising the roof

market snapshot

The seven pillars of AT1 wisdom

Chart of the month

Collapse frequency: deposits, liquidity, and the new bank-body problem

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‘Black-body radiation’ – a phrase first dreamed up by Gustav Kirchoff in 1862 – is both a marvel of classic physics and a signal player in its undoing. The multi-talented Kirchoff was the first to mathematically formalise the relationship between radiation falling on an idealised black body and the subsequent frequencies of heat energy emitted […]

The case for Chinese equities

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