fixed income

Feb 13, 2012

RatingJust 9% of more than 5,000 investment strategies achieved the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to an analysis by Mercer, an investment consultancy.

Feb 13, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeLess risk by fund managers could be a sign they feel economic prospects are improving, it was claimed.

Feb 08, 2012

ETF_tradingFixed income exchange-traded products attracted a record $9.1 billion (€6.9 billion) in net new assets, according to BlackRock’s January Exchange Traded Product Landscape report.

Feb 07, 2012

chess_pieces_410Schroders plans a bond fund investing in fixed income globally for Gareth Isaac, who recently joined from GLG.

Jan 30, 2012

Pension planThe Pension Protection Fund (PPF) in the UK aims to appoint a panel of specialist bond managers as it seeks to broaden its fixed income investing strategy.

Jan 30, 2012

Arrow_up_2Assets under management by T Rowe Price rose 8% in the final quarter of 2011 to finish the year on $489.5 billion (€370 billion). The company attributed the gain to net cash inflows of $1.1 billion plus market appreciation and income of $34.9 billion.

Jan 23, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeTwo consecutive weeks of positive retail money inflows to equity funds indicate a potential source of support for the shares market, which have seen gains in the UK and Europe recently.

Jan 16, 2012

ETPs_downAssets held by European exchange-traded products (ETPs) declined more than 5% during 2011 – the result of negative market returns and a reduction in net inflows.

Jan 16, 2012

Euro_sinkingIndustry experts say there is more to come following the downgrade of France and eight other eurozone countries hit by Standard & Poor’s downgrade at the end of last week.

Dec 19, 2011

multi_asset2Russell Investments is to launch a Ucits IV single manager fund to be run by German boutique managers Mack & Weise Vermögensverwaltung.