fixed income

Jan 16, 2020

Profits_upBlackRock – which this week pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process – saw its assets under management (AuM) grow by just under a quarter and total net inflows reaching a record $429 billion (€384.6 billion) by the end of 2019.

Jan 09, 2020

Hedge funds strong returnsHedge funds last year delivered their strongest returns since 2009.

Jan 09, 2020

Emerging_marketsThe prospects of select emerging markets, especially in Europe and Asia, rank high relative to other asset classes, says Michael Kruger, investment analyst at Morningstar Investment Management South Africa.

Jan 09, 2020

Multi-asset fiundThe Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, one of the largest public sector pension pools in the UK, has appointed Pimco as the core manager for its multi asset credit fund expected to be launched in early 2021.

Jan 07, 2020

ETFs_infowsUBS and Invesco followed BlackRock’s iShares as the main winners from exchange-traded fund (ETF) flows in 2019 – the year in which assets in European ETFs and similar products surpassed the $1 trillion milestone for the first time.

Jan 06, 2020

Trading_dataSecurities finance – including stock lending by investment funds – declined last year in both equities and fixed income.

Dec 19, 2019

Niamh_WhooleyGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has appointed Niamh Whooley – Pimco’s former environmental, social and governance (ESG) head – to its fixed income team.

Dec 18, 2019

Global_riseAllocations to global equities increased in December, as investor concerns over a recession “plummet” while global growth expectations improved.

Dec 18, 2019

Emerging markets have underlying strengths and each country is developing in ways that investors are possibly unaware of. Our panel of specialists discusses risks and capital allocation, from Latin America to Asia.

Dec 18, 2019

DiningIn 2019, global money poured into assets perceived to be safe, from US Treasuries to gold. Much of the flight towards quality trades has been driven by the escalating trade war between the US and China, writes Romil Patel.