fixed income

Jun 09, 2009

Funds Europe looks at the in-house dealing desks of eight fund managers and asks where heads of trading wish to see more development

Jun 09, 2009

Axa IM's centralised dealing desk has freed its traders to support fund managers with ideas. Technology, too, is liberating, but Paul Squires says there is much hype around the numerous applications. By Nicholas Pratt

Jun 09, 2009

The founder of fiduciary management says providers should not invest client money with their own managers. Angèle Spiteri Paris finds out what some of Europe’s leading players think.

Apr 20, 2009

Corporate bonds may not be the most glamorous or high-profile of investments, but their issuance is currently reaching record levels. Nick Fitzpatrick finds that they are a good asset for long-term investors...

Mar 19, 2009

There are a number of drivers for asset management M&A at present, including hedge funds that want to build product – and a slight dollop of corporate lunacy, finds Fiona Rintoul...

Mar 19, 2009

Bob Parker (pictured) tells Fiona Rintoul that Credit Suisse is definitely not ducking out of asset management, despite selling its long-only business to Aberdeen Asset Management...

Feb 17, 2009

In 2008 risk management failed. Nicholas Pratt talks to a fund management risk specialist and to consultants to find out what vendors must do to win back faith...

Feb 16, 2009

Natixis will not let the financial crisis distract it from a growth plan put in place in 2006. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Pierre Servant, CEO (pictured) about adjusting to the new environment...

Jan 07, 2009

Multi-asset classes and funds of funds have made performance attribution more difficult. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that advances have been made...

Jan 06, 2009

Convertible bonds offer investors the security of fixed income with the possibility of equity-like returns, writes Mike Reed, a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management...

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