fixed income

Aug 09, 2018

Bond_marketJupiter Asset Management has added two analysts to its fixed income team, including Alejandro Di Bernardo who joins from Deutsche Asset Management in New York but relocates to London.

Aug 09, 2018

Multi-asset managersMulti-asset credit managers, including from Invesco and Investec Asset Management, have been shortening duration and exiting certain sectors due to expected rate rises and a higher level of defaults.

Aug 07, 2018

BlackRock branchBlackRock was among the most significant casualties of outflows in June, which was described as the worst month for European funds in five years.

Aug 07, 2018

US_vs_ChinaBrexit and increased trade tensions could cause a short-term dip in the issuance of green bonds, the Swedish bank SEB said.

Aug 06, 2018

Sustainable_investingBlackRock has launched four bond funds that incorporate sustainable investing criteria for emerging market companies where the gap between environmental laggards and leaders is said to be large.

Aug 06, 2018

 mortgage-backed securitiesHSBC’s agreement to pay a $765 million (€661 million) to settle a probe into its sale of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) obviously recalls the financial crisis and the fact that many of these assets became “toxic” in the crisis’s run-up.

Aug 02, 2018

Trading screenZurich-based asset manager GAM has halted trading in its unconstrained and absolute return bond funds following a steep rise in redemption requests after one of its London-based fund managers was suspended earlier this week.

Jul 25, 2018

Investor_confidence_downDWS Group senior executives do not expect to meet their fund flow target this year after seeing €4.9 billion of outflows in the second quarter (Q2).

Jul 25, 2018

Tatra_mountainsPoland’s latest attempt to solve its pension problem could see fund managers raising €2 billion a year in contributions. But the system has its critics, says Grzegorz Kaliszuk of Allianz.

Jul 24, 2018

Rising_yieldsPaul Jackson of Invesco explains why he thinks equity indices will rise in tandem with higher bond yields (for now, at least) despite a widely perceived negative correlation between the two.

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