fixed income

Nov 08, 2012

Mount RushmoreThe stimulus packages that have regularly boosted asset prices each time the Federal Reserve rolled out a quantitative easing programme look set to continue with the victory of president Barack Obama.

Nov 02, 2012

Growth expectations for Brazil have been revised downwards and the stock market has been volatile. Increasingly, Brazilian growth is linked to China' growth, which has slowed too. Though interest rates have been decreasing, which should be good for growth, inflation has been creeping upwards. Funds Global polled economic opinions about the world's sixth-largest economy.

Nov 02, 2012

Mexico cityThe Mexico Stock Exchange is seeking to join the integrated stock exchanges of Chile, Colombia and Peru, known as Mila. Philippe Carré, of SunGard, discusses the latest developments.

Nov 02, 2012

compassLatin America's fund managers are experts at domestic equities, while some, and it is suggested the Chileans most of all, have a pan-regional expertise too. It is a natural next step, then, that asset managers look to expand overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund service providers about trends among this client base.

Nov 02, 2012

ChileA history of inflation is one underlying reason why the Chilean fixed income market is so complex today, writes Lorenzo Naranjo, of the ESSEC Business School.

Nov 01, 2012

Arrow up 2Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) increased its assets under management by £10 billion (€12.4 billion) in the three months to 30 September despite outflows of £1 billionfrom UK clients since the beginning of the year.

Nov 01, 2012

peru marketAlix Capital has launched an investible index comprised of fixed income Ucits funds investing in both emerging and developed markets.

Oct 31, 2012

ViennaSometimes you need to get away from the centre to find the ideas that might help to stabilise the centre. Where is the centre of Europe? Frankfurt? Paris? Berlin? London? (Obviously not London.)

Oct 31, 2012

ArchWith France a major player in the eurozone crisis, George Mitton asks what the country's asset management industry is making of a new president and of bond yields that don't do what they ought to.

Oct 31, 2012

Aifel towerCould regulations such as Solvency II increase demand for non-traditional investment products, such as guaranteed funds, smart indices and low-volatility strategies? George Mitton surveys the French players.

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