fixed income

Aug 05, 2019

collateralised loan obligationsInsurers have increased their investment in collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) in recent years to diversify their fixed income investments – but ratings agency Fitch has warned about the effect of a downturn on these investments.

Aug 01, 2019

US_federal_reserve_buildingInvestment managers view the Federal Reserve’s first rate cut since 2008 as a relatively isolated event and not as the start of another phase of quantitative easing that would power equity markets higher.

Jul 30, 2019

ETF_promotingMany investors are seeking new sources of returns and this will boost smart beta and wider innovation among exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in bonds, a provider claimed.

Jul 25, 2019

emerging markets ESG bond fundM&G Investments has launched an emerging markets corporate bond fund focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics.

Jul 23, 2019

US_stockBNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a multi-factor corporate bonds fund through its Parvest Luxembourg Sicav.

Jul 18, 2019

LionMulti-asset funds are evolving but require investors to become comfortable with illiquidity. Fiona Rintoul looks at what sort of assets fund managers and investors are seeking.

Jul 18, 2019

Fran_RodilossoFunds Europe talks to VanEck’s Francis Rodilosso about the attraction of emerging market debt and high yield bonds.

Jul 18, 2019

Bee_hiveAs concern mounts about how a downturn could hit insurers’ CLO holdings, Nicholas Pratt looks at the appeal of collateralised loan obligations and the impact of recent rule changes in the US market.

Jul 18, 2019

Our expert panel considers the strength of appetite for private-markets investment and hears the driver for it goes beyond solvency rule changes. ESG implementation and ETF usage are also discussed.

Jul 18, 2019

Fund search activity suggests fixed income assets are piquing investors interest in the second quarter of 2019, writes Tom Ashford.