fixed income

May 21, 2018

Global Equity Absolute Return FundUS-based Wells Fargo Asset Management has launched an equity absolute return fund.

May 18, 2018

Contingent convertible bondsThe recovery in the European banking sector has prompted WisdomTree to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in hybrid debt securities issued by the region’s banks.

May 17, 2018

ForecastingNot one asset class will make a 2% return on investment in the next seven years and many will experience losses, investment manager GMO forecast.

May 16, 2018

Reducing bond durationFranklin Templeton Investments' bond chief has questioned why investors are reducing fixed income duration despite expectations that interest rates will remain low.

May 16, 2018

Handshake_contractGeneva-based Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and alternative investor Cheyne Capital Management are collaborating on an “equity arbitrage” product to be launched in a Ucits format.

May 15, 2018

BankAsset managers’ allocation to banks is the second highest level on record, a survey found.

May 15, 2018

Michael_John_LytleA former senior executive of Source ETF has launched an asset management company that plans to issue an array of funds for passive bond investors who are “hungry for new products”.

May 14, 2018

Dollar_pressThe US dollar, traditionally a safe-haven currency in volatile times, has been trading at near multi-year lows.

May 14, 2018

Samuel_Beckett_Bridge_DublinA Dublin-based management company for Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) European funds has been authorised by the Irish regulator.

May 14, 2018

Neptune Investment Management appointmentLondon-based Neptune Investment Management has appointed Theodora Zemek as head of fixed income strategy.

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