30 September 2014
Since Bill Gross's surprise departure from PIMCO on Friday, markets have rightly been focusing on the impact this may have on bond markets.
26 September 2014
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.
19 September 2014
SGPB Hambros chief investment officer Eric Verleyen tells Julia Rampen which areas of Europe are likely to prosper, what he looks for in a fund manager, and why he is adding absolute return strategies to his portfolios.
15 September 2014
First State has expanded its range of fixed income products with the launch of a global interest rates and currency fund.
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.
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.
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?
22 August 2014
Hermes has appointed Zoe Shaw as head of fixed income to create a range of specialist credit products.
20 August 2014
The recent collapse of a €200mn convertible bond issued by Banco Espirito Santo’s parent company rocked the convertibles market. Marc Basselier, manager of the AXA Framlington Global Convertibles fund, asks if the fundamentals still stack up.
11 August 2014
Stock markets recovered from last week's bout of anxiety this morning as geopolitical concerns eased, with safe haven bond yields climbing and shares rallying.
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
The impact of China’s slowing growth on the wider Asia region continues to worry investors in 2015. Yet pockets of opportunity have appeared recently, as the continued decline in the oil price boosts importers. Here, fund managers tell Investment Week about their favoured stocks, countries and contrarian plays.
Ian Rees, head of research for multi-asset funds at Premier Asset Management, tells Annabelle Williams how the team has accessed four alternative income sectors.
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
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