fixed income

Apr 16, 2020

CoronavirusJust as geopolitical risks continued to fade away in Q1 2020, Covid-19 caused markets to unravel again, with investor sentiment declining across the board, writes Monjur Chowdhury.

Apr 09, 2020

cornavirus_markets_commentaryThroughout the coronavirus crisis, Funds Europe presents some of the best market commentary from fund professionals. Today, Javier Lendines, managing director of Mapfre Asset Management – the funds arm of Spain’s largest insurance company – focuses on three key questions investors need to ask to deal with Covid-19.

Apr 08, 2020

/sites/default/files/images/stories/fe/News_images/Bond_indices.jpBorder to Coast Pensions Partnership, one of the UK’s largest pension pools, has launched its first fixed income product with a £2.5 billion (€2.8 billion) investment grade credit fund.

Mar 26, 2020

Global_assetsAssets in regulated open-ended fund assets worldwide increased 3.1% to €52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to figures published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 19, 2020

Green_bondsBlackRock has broadened its range of fixed income sustainable exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with a suite of three ultra-short bond environmental, social and governance (ESG) products.

Mar 17, 2020

Spanish_flagsThe Spanish investment industry saw its overall assets under management (AuM) fall by just over 2% by the end of February, according to data from the country’s local funds trade body Inverco.

Mar 13, 2020

Running_of_the_bullsA slow structural transformation is occurring in the Spanish funds industry. Alex Rolandi finds younger people, perhaps tired of low rates, are raising the overall risk profile of a traditionally conservative investment culture.

Mar 10, 2020

Daniel BoothDaniel Booth, CIO of the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, one of the largest public sector pension pools in the UK, explains the fund’s fixed income exposure to Funds Europe.

Mar 05, 2020

SavingsUK savers invested £4.2 billion (€4.9 billion) in retail funds throughout January, before news of the coronavirus began to have a negative effect on markets, according to data from the Investment Association (IA).

Mar 03, 2020

CO2 emissionsFidelity International has launched a fixed income strategy seeking to provide exposure to companies actively reducing carbon emissions.