fixed income

Feb 15, 2013

CurrencyLegal cases against custody banks in the United States over currency trades puts the issue of foreign exchange outsourcing in the spotlight, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Feb 14, 2013

DealAberdeen Asset Management has paid $175 million (€130 million) in cash for Artio Global Investors, a United States-based asset manager with $14 billion under management.

Feb 13, 2013

New York cabUS fixed income fund managers are overweight financials, S&P Capital IQ Fund Research says in its latest sector trend paper, adding that these still yield more than industrials.

Feb 07, 2013

Signing dealPrivate equity group Carlyle has completed its buyout of Los Angeles-based asset manager TCW from Societe Generale for undisclosed terms.

Feb 04, 2013

EurozoneEurozone equity markets showed a return of 4.2% in January with Portugal leading the way.

Portugal returned 11.7% in the year-to-date January 30, according  to the Russell Eurozone Index.

Feb 04, 2013

Wheat field1Market watchers who predict a bubble in high-yield bonds are exaggerating the risks, say analysts at AllianceBernstein – but investors could still lose money unless they are cautious.

Jan 31, 2013

Mountain peakF&C Asset Management, which this week reported a fall in assets, has seen its assets rise and fall by around £15 billion (€17.5 billion) since the start of the banking crisis.

Jan 31, 2013

US congressCongress has voted to suspend the debt ceiling until mid-May, buying United States politicians more time to negotiate a deal on government spending.

Jan 30, 2013

CalculatingTwo bond fund managers at Man Group, the London-listed hedge fund company, have increased exposure to floating rate notes to reduce correlation to interest rates, which they say

Jan 30, 2013

Celebrating successEuropean bond funds absorbed a 'breath-taking' €176.5 billion in net inflows in 2012, according to Morningstar, the highest annual total since the data provider began tracking fund flow data in 2007.