17 January 2014
Last year was brutal for many fixed income investors as talk of tapering in the US and the great rotation to equities pushed up core bond yields. But which portfolios protected investors regardless - and could do so again this year?
16 January 2014
Goldman Sachs and Citigroup have both reported disappointing profits today, as income comes under pressure from a fall in bond trading.
09 January 2014
Standard Life Investments has launched a short duration credit fund following the conversion of its existing Select Income fund.
08 January 2014
Invesco Perpetual's Paul Read is maintaining high liquidity levels across all the group's bond funds at the start of this year as "difficult" markets persist.
02 January 2014
Pioneer Investments' head of European fixed income, Tanguy Le Saout, has identified four key fixed income themes for investors to watch in 2014.
17 December 2013
A year hyped as the start of a great rotation from bonds into equities actually saw more of a trickle out of fixed income, but it was not plain sailing for bond funds.
09 December 2013
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is to bring a series of bond funds into the UK market as part of an expansion of its fixed income range.
06 December 2013
Jupiter has written to unitholders in Ariel Bezalel's £1.6bn fund, asking them to vote on plans which would give the manager wider powers to use derivatives to take short positions.
02 December 2013
M&G has handed Mike Riddell's Emerging Markets Bond fund to former Invesco Perpetual manager Claudia Calich.
29 November 2013
Yields on ten-year US treasuries could climb as high as 5% as the Federal Reserve brings its quantitative easing programme to an end, according to Old Mutual Global Investors' Stewart Cowley.
27 November 2013
Martin Davis, newly appointed chief executive of Kames Capital, has identified multi-asset as one of the key areas of focus for product development in the coming year.
26 November 2013
Theo Zemek is to exit AXA Investment Managers, handing over her responsibilities to new hire John Porter.
18 November 2013
Fraser Lundie, co-head of Hermes Credit, explains why quality bonds unpopular with rate-wary investors offer good value in today’s high yield market.
04 November 2013
Henderson Global Investors has appointed Phil Apel as head of fixed income as Jim Irvine exits the firm.
04 November 2013
Stevan Bajic, portfolio manager, Altana Corporate Bonds fund, explains why yield to maturity should not be the only metric for deducing the value of a bond.
Why are there often such differences in the performance of investment trusts and open-ended counterparts run by the same managers, asks James Burns, head of the multi-manager team at Smith & Williamson.
With UK markets having underperformed many European indices in recent months, and the prospect of interest rates rising very soon, Raj Tanna, portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, analyses the future for UK equities.
A recent spate of share buybacks among companies jostling to prove they can reward shareholders shows Japanese companies are finally ready to be shareholder-friendly, explains GAM Japan manager Ben Williams.
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