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UK DMO chief on crisis borrowing, A long view of asset ownership

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UK DMO chief on crisis borrowing, A long view of asset ownership

Wednesday 12 August 2020   –    Vol.11  Ed.33.4

Commentary: UK DMO chief on crisis borrowing

By John Orchard and Chris Papadopoullos

The UK’s Debt Management Office has more than doubled its intended borrowing schedule since the Covid crisis began. Where once they might not have done, markets have so far shrugged their shoulders, with yields negative to 2027. DMO Chief Executive Officer Sir Robert Stheeman joins OMFIF to explore the mechanics of the new issuance, the role of the Bank of England, and how to maintain an orderly market in disorderly times.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Podcast: A long view of asset ownership

Following the launch of the seventh annual Global Public Investor, Stephen Gilmore, chief investment officer of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, joins Mark Burgess, OMFIF Asia chairman, to discuss long-term approaches to asset ownership, asset allocation and the impact of Covid-19 on portfolios.

Listen to the recording, or search ‘OMFIF’ on your smartphone’s podcast app.

 

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