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September 23, 2019

PGIM enhances European operations

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 23, 2019 – PGIM, the global investment management business of U.S.-based Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI) (NYSE: PRU) and one of the world’s top 10 asset managers with $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019, continues to enhance its European footprint following the recent approval, by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets, for it to operate an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) from its newly established office in the Netherlands. The office, based in Amsterdam, acts as the AIFM for its existing Irish alternative investment fund and provides investment management, marketing and distribution services in the European Union.

September 19, 2019

The Fed serves up another incremental cut amid “disparate perspectives”

The Federal Reserve again nudged the Fed funds rate target down another 25 basis points to 1.75%-2.0% in its latest policy meeting. In a sign of just how divided the Fed is over the appropriate policy stance, however, three FOMC members dissented from the decision.

September 18, 2019

The potential implications of investing in coal-heavy utilities

Do utility bonds issued by more carbon-intensive utilities trade at a discount? Or are bonds issued by utilities with less reliance on coal—but with yields similar to their peers—the better trade? PGIM Fixed Income credit analysts weigh in.

August 20, 2019

What is an inverted yield curve, and what does it mean?

Historically, inverted yield curves have preceded economic slowdowns. Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist and head of global bonds for PGIM Fixed Income, explains the inverted yield curve and what it means for investors.

August 19, 2019

Fortune announces this year’s changemakers, and Prudential is one of them

Prudential’s innovative approach to impact investing has earned the company a coveted spot for the second straight year on Fortune’s Change the World list, which recognizes companies that have made a meaningful and lasting impact on the human condition through their core business strategy on a global scale.

August 09, 2019

PGIM 3Q market outlooks: Investment opportunities amid economic uncertainty

Increased trade tensions, market volatility and dovish federal policies have left investors with uncertainty about the months ahead.  PGIM’s asset managers offer their outlooks.

July 02, 2019

The next chapter in the U.S. – China trade war

President Trump and President Xi are talking again and, for the time being, the trade war is not on an escalating trajectory. The deeper question is, how much closer are we to a final resolution?

June 24, 2019

The Fed clears the way for cuts as the market seeks even more

According to PGIM Fixed Income’s G-10 lead economist Ellen Gaske and chief investment strategist Robert Tipp, we may expect to see two rate cuts in the second half of 2019—more than what the median Fed projection has penciled in, but less than the three cuts the market has been pricing in.

June 11, 2019

PGIM names Cameron Lochhead global head of institutional relationships

Cameron Lochhead has been named global head of PGIM’s Institutional Relationship Group, dedicated to deepening strong relationships with institutional clients and continuing to grow PGIM’s reputation for superior client service.

May 31, 2019

PGIM Real Estate Finance provides $200 million refinancing for Manhattan office building

PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a $200 million refinancing loan to Jack Resnick & Sons for 315 Hudson St. in Manhattan.