27 September 2014
PIMCO's Dan Ivascyn has been named as Bill Gross' successor following the legendary bond investor's resignation, but three other managers will take over the $221bn Total Return Bond fund.
26 September 2014
PIMCO founder Bill Gross, manager of the PIMCO Total Return fund, has quit the group to join Janus Capital.
16 September 2014
Standard Life Investments (SLI) has added a short duration global bond fund to its fixed income range.
11 September 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has overhauled the remit of Peter Khan and Ian Spreadbury's Global High Yield fund in order to diversify away from the US and increase exposure to emerging markets.
10 September 2014
Threadneedle’s Richard Stevens is to leave the firm at the end of the month, handing over his trio of government bond funds to other members of his team, Investment Week can reveal.
08 September 2014
The upcoming Scottish referendum may be providing an unexpected boost to the index-linked gilt market as a lack of supply and investor caution fuel a strong rally in the space.
01 September 2014
AXA Investment Managers has hired former J.P. Morgan AM manager Bill Healey and former New Star manager Phil Roantree to boost its fixed income team.
28 August 2014
M&G is to launch a global floating rate fund for James Tomlins next month, investing in high yield securities with low duration, in an effort to provide a fixed income solution to a rising interest rate environment.
28 August 2014
Emerging market debt has been one of the more lively sectors over the past year, with a sharp sell-off in 2013, but are there any opportunities for managers now?
27 August 2014
Inflows to European loans have never been stronger, but some investors have been deterred by loose credit standards and terms skewed in the issuer's favour. Lyxor Asset Management UK's Thierry de Vergnes investigates the pros and cons.
22 August 2014
Hermes has appointed Zoe Shaw as head of fixed income to create a range of specialist credit products.
18 August 2014
David Scammell, senior bond fund manager, UK fixed income, at Santander Asset Management, says the Bank of England's 'rocky road' to rate rises is not off to a good start
11 August 2014
Former Ignis Asset Management head of credit Chris Bowie is to join TwentyFour Asset Management as the boutique builds on recent success in the fixed income space, Investment Week can reveal.
08 August 2014
Argentina defaulted on its debt payments late last month after talks between a group of bondholders and the country collapsed, but it is not the only emerging market which looks vulnerable to a financial shock.
06 August 2014
The FCA has used its consumer protection powers for the first time, banning the sale of contingent convertible securities to the mass market.
Howard Cunningham, portfolio manager within the fixed income team at Newton Investment Management, says although credit spreads are now lower, investors should not dismiss corporate bonds.
Mike Della Vedova, manager of the T. Rowe Price European High Yield Bond fund, analyses the asset classes to choose from when investing in a challenging fixed income cycle.
The recent sell-off in high yield means opportunities in the 'rising stars', housing, and building materials sectors, explains PIMCO's deputy CIO Mark Kiesel.
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