fixed income

Oct 30, 2017

US_congressUS investment management firm Capital Group has unveiled a US high-yield bond fund to its fixed-income offering for European investors.

Oct 27, 2017

Emerging_market_currenciesSwiss-based asset management firm, Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), has launched an emerging market sovereign bond strategy aimed at hard currency bonds.

Oct 26, 2017

European-Central-BankThe chances of a taper tantrum after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a reduction in its asset-purchasing programme yesterday appear to be low, fund firms said.

Oct 24, 2017

IndicesFlows into ETFs that track bond indices were driven mainly by investment grade corporates in the third quarter, BlackRock data shows.

Oct 24, 2017

ParisFunds domiciled in France and Italy saw significant redemptions in September, in an otherwise positive trend for fund flows in Europe, according to Lipper data.

Oct 23, 2017

Life_insurance_planThe credit quality of bonds held by insurance companies is dropping as insurers chase higher returns.

Oct 20, 2017

Castle_wallsLondon-based boutique asset management firm, Charteris, has launched a defensive bond fund while warning of a likely downturn in the fixed income sector.

Oct 20, 2017

Stormy_seaFiona Rintoul looks at how multi-asset portfolios may be changing against a backdrop where central banks are moving to normalise interest rate policy.

Oct 20, 2017

EvolutionThe evolution of multi-asset investing has seen the ’60-40’ balanced fund selected out. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the history.

Oct 20, 2017

Smooth rideMulti-asset funds have increased in popularity after delivering investment gains with reduced volatility, finds Catherine Lafferty.