fixed income

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets can still offer good investment opportunities, in spite of their strong rally last year, writes Mark Pearce of Threadneedle... 

Apr 07, 2010

With currencies set for a tumultuous time, Nick Fitzpatrick looks at how currency transactions can be made more efficient through hedging exchange rate risk and a tighter focus on dealing...

Mar 16, 2010

Nicholas Pratt reviews the regulatory developments in the OTC derivatives world and discovers that it is still unclear just what the cost of these reforms will be to fund managers

Dec 21, 2009

Pictet Asset Management, like its parent bank, kept a good, even keel throughout the financial meltdown. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Renaud de Planta, CEO

Dec 21, 2009

Institutional investors still seek yield from corporate bonds following the rally in 2009. But the 'easy money' has been made and managers are working harder for returns. Duration risk is a key factor now, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 11, 2009

Fund managers are said to be creating their own data hubs away from external administrators in order to keep important data at their fingertips. Nick Fitzpatrick finds the rationale for this could extend to fear of litigation...

Nov 11, 2009

Emerging market equities may still be popular, but the improving debt profile of many countries is boosting the case for emerging market bonds too. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to fund managers focusing on the sector...

Nov 11, 2009

Managed pension funds in Ireland have posted seven months of successive growth. Nicholas Pratt is in Dublin to ask if this signals the start of a recovery, or if it is a cause for further concern.

Oct 06, 2009

Dr Gürman Tevfik, CEO of Is Asset Management (pictured), tells Funds Europe about the Turkish funds market and about how Is will develop in the future.

Oct 06, 2009

Index providers are moving into the alpha space, trying to make the most of the opportunity created by the disappointing performance from active managers. Angèle Spiteri Paris finds out more...

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