fixed income

Apr 15, 2010

tied-handsNordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Kjetil Houg of the Norwegian pension fund OPF about the fund's investment outlook

Apr 15, 2010

What does 2009 hold for asset managers? How will the crisis shape the industry? And how can retail investors be better served? Funds Europe meets with seven top asset management executive:

Apr 12, 2010

yvnge-slyngstadThe Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is the second largest in the world and the industry is always on the lookout for its next move. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Yngve Slyngstad, of NBIM, about his plans for the fund

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets can still offer good investment opportunities, in spite of their strong rally last year, writes Mark Pearce of Threadneedle... 

Apr 07, 2010

With currencies set for a tumultuous time, Nick Fitzpatrick looks at how currency transactions can be made more efficient through hedging exchange rate risk and a tighter focus on dealing...

Mar 16, 2010

Nicholas Pratt reviews the regulatory developments in the OTC derivatives world and discovers that it is still unclear just what the cost of these reforms will be to fund managers

Dec 21, 2009

Pictet Asset Management, like its parent bank, kept a good, even keel throughout the financial meltdown. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Renaud de Planta, CEO

Dec 21, 2009

Institutional investors still seek yield from corporate bonds following the rally in 2009. But the 'easy money' has been made and managers are working harder for returns. Duration risk is a key factor now, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 11, 2009

Fund managers are said to be creating their own data hubs away from external administrators in order to keep important data at their fingertips. Nick Fitzpatrick finds the rationale for this could extend to fear of litigation...

Nov 11, 2009

Emerging market equities may still be popular, but the improving debt profile of many countries is boosting the case for emerging market bonds too. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to fund managers focusing on the sector...

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