fixed income

Jul 25, 2011

ClockSchroders, the London-listed fund manager, believes it is bringing defined contribution (DC) product development up to date with the launch of a dynamic multi-asset fund that is designed as a low risk, low cost alternative to passive default funds.

Jul 25, 2011

Greek-crisisWhile walking my dog on Saturday, I was accosted on the street by a little girl of about five. "Amy Winehouse is dead!" she announced. "Dead!" she repeated when I failed to evaporate with shock.

Jul 22, 2011

HiredThere are those who say many of us still lack enough exposure to emerging markets. As problems in the developed world persist, Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund managers why he should invest in their particular assets.

Jul 22, 2011

Currency-bondsWith low interest rates in the developed world, poor economic growth and lingering fears of an unstable dollar, is it any wonder that investors are turning to local currency bonds, again, to increase yields, asks George Mitton

Jul 19, 2011

Arrow_downAll but two of the 13 hedge fund strategies monitored by the Edhec-Risk Institute lost money in June, as the stock market lost value for a second month running.

Jul 14, 2011

Mixed-chartNet sales of Ucits bond funds leapt in May, while flows into equity funds shrank considerably, according to the latest data from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Jul 08, 2011

DubaiJamal Al-Naif, managing director of Credit Suisse Asset Management's Dubai branch, talks about rebuilding trust after the financial crisis, investing in Middle East private equity, and the advantages of being nimble.

Jul 07, 2011

Dominos2Larry Fink, CEO and chairman of BlackRock, was asked recently if his company posed a systemic risk to markets.

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg is a stronger domicile for the challenges it faced over the last 18 months. But perhaps more needs to be done at an industry level to convey Lux's successes as a fund haven throughout the financial crisis. Senior figures from the industry consider this point and talk about their experiences of working in the second largest fund domicile in the world. (part 1)

Jun 30, 2011

Yousuf_Al-JaidaFunds Global talks to the QFC Authority's head of asset management, Yousuf Al-Jaida, about the development of the industry and the plans for the future.