fixed income

Oct 18, 2017

SurveyA Pollyanna-ish mood has come over investors with a record number expecting above-trend growth and below-trend inflation, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.

Sep 14, 2017

Low cost fundVanguard says it has extended price competition to bond funds and has launched its first low-cost, actively managed global credit bond fund in the UK.

Sep 14, 2017

China_bicyclesAxa Investment Managers has launched the Axa World Funds China Short Duration Bonds Fund, partly as a way to mitigate the risk of interest rate normalisation.

Aug 22, 2017

Green bondsGreen bonds are emerging rapidly as a new category within fixed income.

Jul 19, 2017

Big_BenHeadwinds in the UK are now in sharper focus, says Maya Bhandari of Columbia Threadneedle investments.

Jul 14, 2017

Tim_BuckleyUS asset management giant Vanguard has promoted its chief investment officer Tim Buckley (pictured) to replace the firm’s chief executive Bill McNabb at the end of the year.

Jul 13, 2017

Bond_indicesGerman retail investors targeted euro bond funds with short-term maturity dates in May, though flows were positive to all three main fund groups: bond, equity and balanced.

Jul 12, 2017

Floating_ratesThe trend towards rate normalisation has been exploited by Blackrock, which has launched a floating rate bond fund designed to protect investor portfolios against a rise in interest rates.

Jun 19, 2017

Bond_market_conceptThe proportion of investors who believe corporate bonds are overvalued has hit a record high amid fears of possible interest rate hikes by central banks around the world as well as continuing political uncertainty in the US and Europe.

Jun 19, 2017

Herve-GuezParis-based asset manager Mirova has promoted Hervé Guez to head up its equities and fixed income team.