Managers and analysts have been left struggling to find answers as a number of 2015's crowded trades begin to unwind in increasingly dramatic fashion.
A stark warning from the IMF, as well as the latest major fund manager departure, have renewed concerns over how strategic bond funds will cope with a spike in yields.
The PIMCO Total Return fund has fallen in the rankings of world's largest bond fund, replaced by Vanguard's Total Bond Market Index fund.
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Paul Abberley, chief executive at Charles Stanley, is considering taking a more hands-on role at the business by becoming involved in the management of one of the group's funds.
Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) fixed income manager Sajiv Vaid is to join Fidelity later this year, Investment Week can reveal.
Investec Asset Management has hired Jeff Boswell and Garland Hansmann to join its global multi-asset team.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned global markets could be hit by turmoil worse than the 2013 'taper tantrum' when interest rates rise.
European property is offering a safe haven to investors facing up to negative bond yields, said Alban Lhonneur, manager of the F&C Real Estate Securities fund.
Traditional cautious vehicles have become "basically prehistoric" in their approach to portfolio construction, according to Tom Becket, chief investment officer at Psigma Investment Management.
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said large funds are not the sole contributors to systemic risk issues and has called for asset managers to be subject to stress tests.
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L&G Investment Management has expanded its emerging market fixed income team with the appointment of a portfolio manager and an analyst.
ING Investment Management has rebranded to NN Investment Partners after its parent company listed it as part of a wider IPO last year.
TwentyFour Asset Management is moving to stem flows in to its Dynamic Bond fund as assets approach £750m, Investment Week can reveal.
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Former BlueCrest manager Emrah Kagitcibasi has joined Pictet Asset Management’s London office as part of its emerging market debt (EMD) team.
Global fund managers have warned corporate bonds are the most overvalued they have ever been and are at risk of a sell-off, while liquidity conditions are getting worse.
Investec Asset Management's John Stopford has begun hedging US equity exposure in his Diversified Income fund, despite this part of the portfolio being the most significant contributor to performance last year.
The number of stocks in the FTSE All Share yielding more than 10-year UK government debt reached a record high this year, but managers have still been able to find relative value in fixed income.
Kames Capital has cut the annual management charge on Stephen Snowden's (pictured) Investment Grade Global Bond Fund in an effort to align its with European peers.
Sanlam Private Investment has rebranded to become Sanlam Private Wealth, the same as its parent company in South Africa.