investment strategy

Feb 22, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickA spate of income funds has already been launched this year, suggesting that demand for this type of product is high and likely to remain so.

Feb 22, 2018

MacaroonsAt a time of continuing low interest rates, some income funds are paying 8%-9% a year against a global equities benchmark of half that amount. Mark Latham examines some of the reasons.

Feb 22, 2018

Miniature_carUS mortgage-backed securities probably make up a large part of your fixed income portfolio, so what happens at the Fed is crucial. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Feb 22, 2018

Layered_coloursRecent closures of so-called ‘CLO 2s’ by Natixis and Axa Investment Managers highlight how securitisation has wound its way back into play in the asset management industry.

Feb 22, 2018

Passive-aggressiveIn our regular market review of exchange-traded funds, Funds Europe looks at which areas are waxing or waning and expectations for 2018.

Feb 22, 2018

Robot_armsThe digital revolution in the asset management sphere has begun in earnest, but will it help basic processes become more automated? Nicholas Pratt asks how effectively this new technology is being applied.

Feb 22, 2018

Geoff_HodgeFunds Europe talks to Milestone Group’s Geoff Hodge about the global technology firm’s practitioner-led philosophy and its role in the European Fundtech Lab.

Feb 22, 2018

Julien_HammersonThe chief executive of Calastone talks to George Mitton about blockchain, vapourware and why an acquisition might not be far away.

Feb 22, 2018

Businessman_kingNew ways of thinking about liquidity have emerged over the past few years, encouraged by the need to protect cash from erosion by low interest rates. Fiona Rintoul examines the latest thinking.

Feb 22, 2018

Bullet_trainAnthony Cragg and Elaine Tse of Wells Fargo Asset Management argue that, thanks to good policy, debt and other concerns about China are much reduced, and consider the stock market’s prospects in 2018.

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