fixed income

Apr 20, 2018

German index provider Solactive and UBS have launched a suite of benchmarks targeting debt from the World Bank and other high-grade development banks.

Apr 19, 2018

ESGA suite of global fixed income indices integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into a composite benchmark has been launched by JP Morgan in collaboration with BlackRock.

Apr 18, 2018

Fund outflowsThe assets under management of Jupiter Fund Management fell 6.6% to £46.9 (€53.9 billion) in the first quarter of 2018 following a “challenging start” to the year which saw withdrawals of £1.3 billion.

Apr 17, 2018

Private debtPrivate debt or fixed income instruments are the largest asset class in impact investing, a report has found.

Apr 12, 2018

Emerging_marketsLondon-based investment house EG Capital Advisors has launched an emerging markets high-yield corporate bond fund.

Apr 12, 2018

Euro_notesBNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPPAM) has launched a smart beta strategy that invests in euro-denominated corporate bonds.

Apr 11, 2018

Active vs passive fundsEurope’s asset management industry saw significantly lower net sales in February and even heavy outflows in some categories as volatility hit with active funds suffering more than passive funds.

Apr 06, 2018

Big_Ben_british_flagEquity funds in the UK in February suffered net outflows for the first time in 13 months, with investors pulling £136 million (€156 million), according to figures published today by the Investment Association.

Apr 04, 2018

alternative credit surveyInstitutional investors plan to increase their exposure to alternative credit this year even though an overwhelming majority expect US interest rates to rise over the next 12 months, according to a survey.

Apr 04, 2018

Fund strategyBaillie Gifford has renamed its Corporate Bond Fund to the Strategic Bond Fund to “more accurately reflect” its strategic approach.