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A number of US retail companies, including Brooks Brothers, Lord & Taylor, Pier One, Stein Mart, Sur La Table, Guitar Center and Neiman Marcus, filed for bankruptcy amid the pandemic. In the meantime, consumers have significantly increased their dependence on e-commerce/online shopping, as evidenced by the rising share prices…

Published on September 30, 2021 by Vivek Lohumi

The full impact of the pandemic has yet to be determined, but the rapid rollout of vaccines has fuelled investor confidence, driving a faster global recovery than expected.

From individual preferences to government policies and the investment patterns of retail investors to…

Published on September 30, 2021 by Alankar Ranade

Key takeaways

  • The collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market grew significantly to over USD1tn on the back of record new issuances of over USD100bn in 1H21.
  • CLOs offer meaningful benefits, both on the upside, through notable yield pick-up (200bps for BBBs), and downside…

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