fixed income

Jul 29, 2015

Red traffic lightEuropean stimulus measures created one-way traffic into European ETFs – but higher rates, the Greek debt conundrum and now China are causing friction. Or perhaps it’s just a round of profit-taking, writes David Stevenson.

Jul 29, 2015

Residential careCare homes appeal to people on few, if any, levels. But John Godden of Montreux Capital Management urges investors to look at the demographically driven sector as an alternative to fixed income. 

Jul 29, 2015

Chinese streetWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Jul 29, 2015

ETF tradingMarkit, a financial data provider, has launched a service designed to further the role of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as a form of collateral in securities lending.

Jul 24, 2015

Kevin ChoyPioneer Investments has appointed Kevin Choy to the newly created role of portfolio manager in the alternative fixed income team.

Jul 23, 2015

Graph downAberdeen Asset Management saw a net outflow of £9.9 billion (€14.1 billion) in the three months to June 30 as investors continued to reduce exposure to Asia and emerging market equities.

Jul 17, 2015

fJohnnie Barnett Allianz GI TESTInvestment manager Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has announced the appointment of Johnnie Barnett to the newly created role of director of UK institutional business development. 

Jul 15, 2015

Active passive roadsignsTen of BlackRock’s largest clients made a $40 billion (€36 billion) switch from passive to active investments over recent months, the firm reveals in its latest financial statements.

Jul 13, 2015

Rising interest ratesBlackRock has stated that it expects the US Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in the autumn, with the Bank of England following suit in November or February 2016.

Jul 13, 2015

City of LondonUK financial advisers significantly reduced their equity holdings across a range of model portfolio types in the first quarter (Q1) of this year, according to Natixis Global Asset Management’s latest UK Portfolio Barometer.