fixed income

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 27, 2011

Emerging markets1Carmignac Gestion has launched an emerging markets fund with flexible asset allocation.

Sep 22, 2011

Eggshell_emergingGlobeEmerging market investment strategies broadened a little further this week with JP Morgan Asset Management's multi-asset fund launch which aims to invest in equities and fixed income in some of the world's fastest growing economies.

Sep 20, 2011

emerging shoots 410JP Morgan has launched an emerging markets multi-asset fund, which invests in equities and bonds of emerging market companies, and sovereign issuers.

Sep 19, 2011

Bicycle-gearsOne of the greatest investment challenges for European fund management firms currently is how to allocate client funds in a 'two-speed' world.

Sep 12, 2011

Standard-Life-logoBond benchmarks are structurally flawed and investors should instead reference cash as a measure of a fund manager's skill, says Standard Life Investment's Euan Munro.

Sep 08, 2011

Swiss franc2Pegged against the euro, the Swiss franc has lost its status as an isolated safe haven currency, a fund manager says.

Sep 01, 2011

Gold-barsWhich allocations will protect investors in these troubled times? George Mitton examines the outlook for key asset classes­.

Sep 01, 2011

BarometerBond managers have had a great deal thrown at them. The latest is the US downgrade. Fiona Rintoul asks investors what to expect and finds few are in the mood for predictions.

Sep 01, 2011

Fish---blueTotal European net fund sales yo-yoed their way through the first six months of 2011, but ETFs enjoyed much steadier flows. Mark McFee asks if this shows that ETFs are set apart from the rest of the industry.