fixed income

Apr 03, 2018

Malta_on_mapAustralia’s largest specialist fixed-income house FIIG Securities has opened a European subsidiary in response to growing demand for international fixed income and high-yield investments in Australia.

Mar 29, 2018

BrexitWith just one year until the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union, asset managers and financial analysts have expressed nervousness about the future and highlighted damage done to the UK economy in the 21 months since the referendum decision to leave in 2016.

Mar 27, 2018

Hundered_percentAll emerging market equity managers that are measured on a key database produced positive returns in the last quarter of 2017, capping three years of generally good category performance.

Mar 27, 2018

Worldwide investment fund assets increased 2.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017 to €44.3 trillion, according to figures published today by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 26, 2018

Ucits funds peakNet sales of Ucits funds reached a 13-month high of €125 billion in January, according to figures from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 22, 2018

Global bond fundGeneva-based Pictet Asset Management has launched an unconstrained bond fund which aims to generate higher returns by exploiting market volatility.

Mar 19, 2018

AUM riseBrussels-based Candriam, which troubled Dexia bank sold in 2014, said it had recorded €33 billion of net inflows since that year.

Mar 19, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickGulp! After the best year in funds history, market volatility returned in 2018 to potentially bring to an end a steam train ride that in 2017 delivered the highest fund flows on record.

Mar 19, 2018

Tipping_pointETFs are increasingly accepted as collateral in securities lending transactions. Nicholas Pratt looks at the impact of this change and how acceptability could go further still.

Mar 19, 2018

Apple_orchardBoosted by the financial crisis, the alternative credit market has been growing in the US. Now, even though economies are recovering, the asset class may be poised to thrive in Europe. Catherine Lafferty reports.