investment strategy

Jul 24, 2019

Investor demand shifted further away from equities and into bonds during May with trade tensions cited as the reason.

Jul 23, 2019

ESG bondsFranco-German fund manager Oddo BHF Asset Management said it had extended responsible investment criteria to a convertible bond fund and suggested this would lessen default risk.

Jul 22, 2019

ESG_investingPressure to adopt environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria is increasing on pension schemes all the time but insurance companies seem much less likely to be in the conversation.

Jul 19, 2019

LogisticsFunds Europe talks to Amundi’s CTO, Emmanuel Asfar, about the fund manager’s plan to provide programming capabilities to portfolio managers.

Jul 18, 2019

RiskGlobal investors have added risk and reduced cash in their portfolios despite concern in recent months about trade wars and monetary policy.

Jul 18, 2019

UK investorsA quarter of UK individual investors are stuck with investments they do not want because they are unable to liquidate assets, a study indicates.

Jul 18, 2019

fund maturityColumbia Threadneedle’s latest high yield bond fund will focus on maturity rather than duration, the firm said.

Jul 18, 2019

House_on_fireWith redemptions suspended in the Woodford Equity Income Fund, Mark Latham examines the issues the debacle has thrown up.

Jul 18, 2019

LionMulti-asset funds are evolving but require investors to become comfortable with illiquidity. Fiona Rintoul looks at what sort of assets fund managers and investors are seeking.

Jul 18, 2019

Farhat_SelmiTimes are tough for insurance asset management, with the average value of portfolio yields coming down year after year, leaving performance largely dependent on carry levels that are set over time.