fixed income

Apr 02, 2012

ClassificationS&P Capital IQ said it had re-classified several hundred asset allocation funds because “other peer-group providers had failed to take full account of exposure to non-equity risk assets”.

Apr 02, 2012

14.10_HandshakeJP Morgan Asset Management has won a mandate to manage an active global bond portfolio for Leicestershire County Council, a UK local authority.

Mar 26, 2012

arrow_graph_upAberdeen Asset Management attracted net inflows of £1.4 billion (€1.7 billion) in the first two months of the year, according to a trading update in advance of its interim results for the six months to March 31.

Mar 15, 2012

BeartrapRisk system vendors tell Funds Europe what the major risk-based challenges for fund manager are and how prepared they are to provide support. Compiled by Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 15, 2012

To_do_listMany complications are involved with servicing physical ETFs that do not apply to synthetic ones. George Mitton reports.

Mar 07, 2012

ControlsFund issuers will have to make a significant change to how they normally settle if they subscribe to Luxembourg's new central securities depository, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 07, 2012

Life insurance planING Investment Management has revealed mandate wins with Dutch health insurer CZ and Monuta, a funeral and insurance company, worth nearly €1 billion.

Mar 05, 2012

Wallet_UKPrincipal Investment Management launched an investment-grade corporate bond fund last week that offers monthly income and targets an annual yield of 5% after fees.

Feb 28, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeEuropean long-term funds, excluding money market funds, attracted €13 billion in net new assets in January, according to data provider Morningstar.

Feb 21, 2012

MaskCrushingly low yields have left some fixed income investors questioning the value of their asset class. George Mitton asks if emerging market debt could be the answer.