fixed income

Jun 18, 2013

Our panel looks at Ireland as a funds jurisdiction and considers the changing supervisory landscape, the effect of the banking crisis, and ultimately Ireland's future under the Alternative Investment Funds Managers Directive. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 05, 2013

Romain BoscherTheir liquidity benefits will earn equities a future within investment portfolios, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. But longer term investors will also be prepared to allocate to less liquid assets as they search for yield.

Jun 05, 2013

Building graphSince the financial crisis, data has become a more lucrative piece of the asset servicing offering. But delivery models vary and the custodian banks, the giants of this business, face competition, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Jun 05, 2013

PowerlinesDespite a broad range of exchange-traded funds, investors still want more product development. As a result, says Felix Goltz at Edhec-Risk Institute, specialised investments, such as infrastructure ETFs, are in demand.

Jun 04, 2013

Sorca Kelly-ScholteLow volatility investment strategies have gained increasing interest in recent years as investors have faced the challenge of managing risk in a highlyvolatile market environment.

May 30, 2013

Abu DhabiThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia) has made several changes to its portfolio, including merging its Gulf and wider Middle East and North Africa (Mena) investments, and increasing its quota in Chinese A-shares.

May 30, 2013

ETF tradingAn investment update by ETF Securities on the price of arabica coffee illustrates just how specialised investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) industry has become since ETFs first started trading in 2000.

May 20, 2013

Pensioner-with-caneEuropean pension schemes have increased their allocation to liability hedging – or liability-driven investments (LDI) – from 15% to 26% over the past year, according to research from consultancy Mercer Investments.

May 15, 2013

Survey1Asian investors say they will increase their investments by an average of 5.5% in the next 12 months, while investors in Europe will raise theirs just 1%, according to a survey commissioned by Schroders.

May 13, 2013

RotationBond funds increased their share of investor flows in March, a fact which seems to pour more cold water on the 'great rotation' idea of a wholesale move towards equities started by recent stock market highs.