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Pensions Age: The strongest link? Trade finance as an option for pension funds

With stock markets in turmoil and bond yields depleting, some pension funds are looking at trade finance as an alternative for diversification. Christoph Gugelmann says that this area of debt has all the components investors are looking for.


"It is a multi-trillion-dollar asset class based on the flow of physical goods and services, making it less susceptible to financial market volatility.”


“Default rates for trade finance products are generally lower and the time to recovery in case of default tends to be shorter than for other credit products.”

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