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.
05 August 2014
PIMCO's giant Total Return Bond fund - headed up by Bill Gross - suffered outflows in July, clocking up its fifteenth straight month of withdrawals, according to new data.
04 August 2014
The threat of rising interest rates to investors' portfolios - in particular their fixed income positions - is becoming more apparent, but can more niche areas like senior secured loans protect them from losses?
04 August 2014
As a UK interest rate rise looms, and UK bonds look set to decline in popularity further, David Zahn, head of European fixed income at Franklin Templeton Investments, explains why he is favouring eastern Europe fixed income
30 July 2014
Towers Watson, one of the UK's largest pension fund investment consultancies, has issued a stark warning to clients urging them to consider reducing their exposure to corporate debt.
09 July 2014
Positive economic news in the US and the continuing recovery in the UK have pushed equity valuations near to peak levels. So where can investors turn for protection in case markets fall from here?
08 July 2014
Kames Capital’s Gregory Turnbull-Schwartz says with the banking sector’s improving fundamentals, credit spreads on bank bonds have topped pre-crisis levels. Are investors overpaying?
24 June 2014
Ignis Asset Management chief executive Chris Samuel is to exit the business next week when the takeover by Standard Life Investments completes, Investment Week understands.
19 June 2014
European peripheral debt has rallied this month, after the European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates and loosened monetary policy, but should investors cash in or buy more?
03 June 2014
Overseas investors may abandon gilts in the run-up to the vote on Scottish independence, with volatility likely to jump as uncertainty increases.
20 May 2014
Richard Woolnough's M&G Optimal Income fund has passed the £20bn mark for the first time after a surge in inflows since the start of the year.
15 May 2014
Fixed income managers Paul Thursby and Peter Geikie-Cobb are to leave F&C later this year.
12 May 2014
William Eigen, chief investment officer and head of the absolute return and opportunistic fixed income group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says investors must ensure they are getting paid for any risks they are taking.
Depending on how you look at the US, stockpickers are either spoilt for choice or dealing with overly expensive companies. Cormac Weldon, manager of the Artemis US Equity and US Select funds, looks at the outlook for American markets next year and beyond.
Warren Hyland, lead portfolio manager of the Muzinich Emerging Market Short Duration fund, analyses the performance of emerging market debt and prospects for 2015.
Global growth looks pretty uninspiring, and there is much uncertainty on the horizon. But now is the time to load up on equities, says Christopher Mahon from Baring Asset Management.
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