fixed income

Oct 18, 2019

James_SquiresHaving grown in popularity during a long bull market, most multi-asset strategies have yet to be fully tested. Baillie Gifford investment manager James Squires argues that could be about to change, and that it will be the well-diversified, flexible approaches that will be most valuable to investors.

Oct 18, 2019

Neal_CapecciWhy Asian fixed income makes sense in the face of rising inequality. By Neal Capecci, CFA, Managing Director, Fixed Income – Portfolio Manager, Pan-Asia Bonds, Manulife investment Management.

Oct 18, 2019

Digital_world_mapFund search activity suggests investors in Q3 2019 were looking further afield, with manager of emerging market debt the major beneficiaries, writes Tom Ashford.

Oct 17, 2019

HSBC_towerHSBC Global Asset Management has launched a passive income fund that will invest in diversified emerging market government debt denominated in US dollars.

Oct 15, 2019

ETFs see infowsEuropean exchange-traded funds (ETF) saw a return of positive flows in September driven by equities.

Oct 15, 2019

EquilibriumColumbia Threadneedle Investments’ Global Multi Asset Income Fund is holding more fixed income than equities for the first time in five years, in a sign reflecting how other similar funds are adopting a cautious stance as central banks work to avoid recession.

Oct 14, 2019

Emerging_marketsBlueBay Asset Management has launched an emerging markets bond fund investing in short-dated instruments.

Oct 09, 2019

Brexit_0The UK is set to suffer severely if it crashes out of the EU without a deal, according to analysis by index provider MSCI.

Oct 08, 2019

Bond_marketFixed income lags significantly behind equities in the responsible investing field, as bondholders struggle to exert a positive influence over companies.

Oct 07, 2019

 fixed maturity bondAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has launched its first fixed maturity bond fund after raising $167 million (€152 million) during September from clients in Asia and Europe.

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