fixed income

Nov 15, 2011

Vanguard_AM_logoUS fund manager Vanguard Asset Management has continued the expansion of its London office with two appointments to its investment teams.

Nov 14, 2011

RiskPension scheme risk transfer deals are likely to reach a record by the end of the year, according to Hymans Robertson.

Nov 14, 2011

GlobalisationPimco, famous for its fixed income business, has launched the Pimco GIS Credit Absolute Return Fund targeted at “investors seeking a global, diversified strategy that is focused on absolute return and not constrained by a benchmark”.

Nov 10, 2011

Euro sign1Concern over Italy's finances is reaching fever pitch as yields on ten-year Italian bonds exceeded 7%, a dangerous and unsustainable level that piles weight on the country's heavy debt burden.

Nov 09, 2011

ETFOctober was the best month so far this year for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with $26.5 billion (€19 billion) of inflows, according to BlackRock's monthly report.

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

Nov 02, 2011

Justice-ScalesA landmark judgment in the Cayman Islands could force hedge fund directors to take their duties more seriously, or risk paying the price when things go wrong. George Mitton investigates.

Oct 28, 2011

SwitzerlandA Swiss pension fund is poised to make a one billion Swiss franc (€816 million) investment into Lombard Odier Investment Management's bond strategy that invests against fundamentally weighted indices.

Oct 27, 2011

Renminbi2HSBC Global Asset Management is to launch a fixed income fund to enable investors access to renminbi investments.

Oct 21, 2011

Squeezing_orangeTransaction and trade reporting requirements will squeeze margins and selling certain financial instruments to clients will become more difficult as new regulation is about to be implemented, PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC) warns.