fixed income

Jun 10, 2011

Heart_monitorWith increased assets under management in the European fund and asset management business, Fiona Rintoul asks if the industry has recovered from the financial meltdown


Jun 10, 2011

Yvnge-SlyngstadAs an after-effect of the financial crisis, an uncomplicated approach to investment is a good thing. Yvnge Slyngstad of NBIM tells Funds Europe how the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is changing the way it invests.

Jun 03, 2011

Schroders_logoWestern Asset Management's head of Singapore, Rajeev De Mello, has been appointed as head of Asian fixed income at Schroders, replacing How Phuang-Goh who will retire in September.

May 24, 2011

Fitch_Ratings_logoEuropean investors have remained relatively optimistic about the prospects of high-yield bonds, but their positive outlook is slowly fading as default rate forecasts are due to increase.

May 20, 2011

MeditationThe Nordic equity markets have had a good run, but the beginning of this year may not bode so well. Angèle Spiteri Paris analyses investor appetite

May 19, 2011

Massimo_TosatoAs DB pensions went into decline, so did Schroders. But memories of lost pension clients are evermore distant as a new client base emerged. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to executive vice chairman Massimo Tosato

May 19, 2011

ElectricityInstitutional investors are likely to increase e-trading in the near future, says Rupert Warmington of Tradeweb, as vanilla products prevail and regulators push for price transparency

May 19, 2011

AntsNicholas Pratt finds that restructuring dealing desks to aid cross-asset trading is helping some firms scrutinise brokers and risk-manage trades more effectively


May 19, 2011

Red_carpetHigh-frequency trading, dark pools and flash crashes have become part of the trading world's lexicon and  are now within the radar of regulators. Nicholas Pratt examines what kind of regulatory response buy-side heads of trading would prefer.

May 17, 2011

Magnifying_glassInstitutional investors conducted more manager searches in 2010 than 2009, with increased interest in emerging markets and alternatives. But global equity remained the most popular asset class.

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