fixed income

Mar 15, 2012

BeartrapRisk system vendors tell Funds Europe what the major risk-based challenges for fund manager are and how prepared they are to provide support. Compiled by Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 15, 2012

To_do_listMany complications are involved with servicing physical ETFs that do not apply to synthetic ones. George Mitton reports.

Mar 07, 2012

ControlsFund issuers will have to make a significant change to how they normally settle if they subscribe to Luxembourg's new central securities depository, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 07, 2012

Life insurance planING Investment Management has revealed mandate wins with Dutch health insurer CZ and Monuta, a funeral and insurance company, worth nearly €1 billion.

Mar 05, 2012

Wallet_UKPrincipal Investment Management launched an investment-grade corporate bond fund last week that offers monthly income and targets an annual yield of 5% after fees.

Feb 28, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeEuropean long-term funds, excluding money market funds, attracted €13 billion in net new assets in January, according to data provider Morningstar.

Feb 21, 2012

MaskCrushingly low yields have left some fixed income investors questioning the value of their asset class. George Mitton asks if emerging market debt could be the answer.

Feb 13, 2012

RatingJust 9% of more than 5,000 investment strategies achieved the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to an analysis by Mercer, an investment consultancy.

Feb 13, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeLess risk by fund managers could be a sign they feel economic prospects are improving, it was claimed.

Feb 08, 2012

ETF_tradingFixed income exchange-traded products attracted a record $9.1 billion (€6.9 billion) in net new assets, according to BlackRock’s January Exchange Traded Product Landscape report.

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