fixed income

Jan 08, 2013

Francois MilletInvestors who have been disappointed by recent performance of market-cap weighted indices are increasingly turning to alternative or 'smart' beta, says Francois Millet, managing director and head of index development at Lyxor.

Dec 18, 2012

BooksFrom demographic data to farms and forests, the range of subjects sovereign bond managers must understand seems to be growing, writes George Mitton.

Dec 18, 2012

Mike-NiedermeyerCrossing the Atlantic is a challenge for asset managers, no matter on which side the home port is. Stefanie Eschenbacher talks to Mike Niedermeyer of Wells Fargo Asset Management, which strengthened its European product range this year with several new additions.

Dec 18, 2012

Emerging marketsIn the past three years a number of emerging market bond funds hit the market. Performance of this asset class has been good, but fund flows have yo-yoed between vehicles investing in local and hard currency debt. George Mitton reports.

Dec 18, 2012

Greg SaichinHigher yields do not always mean grossly higher risks, says Pioneer Investments' Greg Saichin. He tells Funds Europe why cautious investors should look at this fixed income asset class.

Dec 17, 2012

Arrow up 2Global exchange-traded product (ETP) flows continued at a record-setting pace with $219 billion (€166.4 billion) through November, according to BlackRock's latest ETP Landscape report.

Dec 10, 2012

Handshake 3Standard Life Investments has been awarded a fixed income mandate from Cumbria County Council.

Dec 06, 2012

Survey1Institutional investors are increasingly worried about low interest rates and feel the market is not behaving in a predictable way, says a survey.

Nov 27, 2012

Chinese lanternsSchroders has launched a renminbi fixed income fund investing in Chinese government bonds and renminbi bonds issued by Chinese or foreign companies.

Nov 26, 2012

Renminbi2Nikko Asset Management is strengthening its Asian fixed income range with the launch of two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds investing in renminbi bonds and Asian credit.