fixed income

Jan 11, 2018

Bond funds are likely to have propelled Europe’s asset management industry to record-setting fund flows in 2017.

Jan 08, 2018

SRIPan-European asset management firm Candriam Investors Group has been awarded a French government-backed socially responsible investment (SRI) label for a high yield bond fund. It is the first time the label has been awarded to a high yield fund.

Jan 05, 2018

Our specialist panel looks at securities lending from the point of view of Ucits fund managers, considering the hurdles and the benefits.

Jan 04, 2018

Our panel of experts offer their thoughts on the fast-growing field of smart beta investing and whether it is becoming more of a threat than index tracking to the traditional active management of funds.

Jan 04, 2018

Sid_NewbySubdued bank lending coupled with demand for yield is seeing private debt emerge as a major alternative asset class. BNP Paribas Securities Services details the infrastructure needed to support it.

Jan 04, 2018

Blockchain, BitcoinThe past few weeks have seen the launch of europe’s first bitcoin mutual fund, along with two fixed income responsible investment products.

Jan 04, 2018

Markus_FuchsGlobal wealth is estimated to have risen to $256 trillion (€215 trillion) in 2016. This translates into a year-on-year increase of 1.4%, roughly matching the pace of population growth worldwide and per-capita wealth has thus essentially remained constant.

Jan 03, 2018

Financial outlookWith the start of a new year, fund management firms have been issuing their market outlooks for equities and bonds.

Dec 14, 2017

Ashish_RayJupiter Asset Management has appointed Ash Ray as head of governance research.

Dec 13, 2017

Germany mapThe German fund industry has doubled in volume since 2008 and now manages assets in excess of €3 trillion, according to the BVI German Funds Association.