Peter Sleep, 7IM's Articles

Chinese cuckoo in EM bond nest

by , 13th April 2018

The 28 March 2018 was an important day for the index world. Not because it was Lady Gaga’s birthday, but because that was the day that Bloomberg Barclays indexes announced […]
Peter Sleep, 7IM

What happens if bonds have a bad, bad day?

by , 5th March 2018

Everybody knows that passive investing is the Despicable Me of investments and is gradually taking over the world. Something like 17.5% of all equity and bonds are now managed passively. […]
Peter Sleep, 7IM

Crystal ball watching

by , 8th January 2018

It is ironic that the editor of ETF Stream, who thinks active fund managers cannot predict future stock price performance, has asked me to try to predict what will happen […]
Peter Sleep, 7IM

Putting securities lending in perspective

by , 12th December 2017

I do not wear sandals or live with my mum, but I am more of a nerd in other ways, not least as I think that securities lending is one […]
Peter Sleep, 7IM

Answering the critics of ETFs

by , 7th November 2017

What is it about ETFs that generates so much emotion whereas their close cousins, tracker funds, go comparatively unscathed? Could it be the three-letter acronym, inspiring a Pavlovian response much […]
Peter Sleep, 7IM