fixed income

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.

Apr 03, 2018

Paul_JakubowskiPaul Jakubowski (pictured) is to replace industry veteran Ken Volpert as Vanguard’s head of investments for Europe when Volpert retires in August.

Apr 03, 2018

Malta_on_mapAustralia’s largest specialist fixed-income house FIIG Securities has opened a European subsidiary in response to growing demand for international fixed income and high-yield investments in Australia.

Mar 29, 2018

BrexitWith just one year until the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union, asset managers and financial analysts have expressed nervousness about the future and highlighted damage done to the UK economy in the 21 months since the referendum decision to leave in 2016.

Mar 27, 2018

Hundered_percentAll emerging market equity managers that are measured on a key database produced positive returns in the last quarter of 2017, capping three years of generally good category performance.

Mar 27, 2018

Worldwide investment fund assets increased 2.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017 to €44.3 trillion, according to figures published today by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 26, 2018

Ucits funds peakNet sales of Ucits funds reached a 13-month high of €125 billion in January, according to figures from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).