fixed income

Jan 29, 2016

Guillermo Osses 0240A Print 410London's Man GLG has appointed Guillermo Ossés (pictured) head of emerging market debt strategies.

Jan 27, 2016

OutflowsAberdeen Asset Management saw net outflows of £9.1 billion (€12 billion) over the final quarter of 2015, as the firm contended with a slowdown in emerging markets and commodities, and significant withdrawals by sovereign wealth funds, according to its latest trading update.

Jan 27, 2016

ETFs1Demand for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) among Continental European institutions is predicted to grow by almost a fifth this year.

Jan 22, 2016

Mark ConnollyAviva Investors has unveiled a new leadership and structure for its liquid markets business, following David Lis’ decision to retire as head of equities, after nearly five years.

Jan 18, 2016

Stephen KielyFunds Europe talks to Stephen Kiely about a more mature, post-crisis attitude within the securities lending market from all participants.

Jan 15, 2016

John DeweyAviva’s global asset management wing, Aviva Investors, has made inroads to bulking up its outcome investment capabilities with the appointment of John Dewey.

Jan 14, 2016

currency banknotes 410European fixed income specialist BlueBay Asset Management has launched a fund that blends developed and emerging market sovereign debt.

Jan 13, 2016

Chess boardBlackRock is combining its active equities strategies as part of far reaching changes to its global investments platform.

Dec 23, 2015

The past two years have seen a spate of consolidations among asset managers, particularly in the boutique space. David Stevenson finds out why.

It’s a tough market for asset managers. Not only does the current barrage of regulation mean greater costs, but clients are also putting pressure on fees. For smaller players without economies of scale, additional costs can eat into profit margins.

Though some firms have looked to partner up or sell, forced sellers of asset managers are rare – though arguably Legg Mason’s acquisition of...

Dec 23, 2015

With developed market bond yields at historically low levels, David Stevenson asks how attractive Asian bonds are compared to other emerging markets.

It’s safe to say that emerging markets have been in the doldrums for some time, ever since the 2013 ‘taper tantrum’, when the US signalled it was scaling back its asset purchasing programme. Prior to that, investors couldn’t get enough of emerging market debt. 

How times have changed.

In the past year, Asia has seen China’s Shanghai Composite Index lose 30% of its...

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