24 February 2014
Merger and acquisition activity is expected to pick up further in 2014, but in-depth analysis will be crucial to pick the winners, says Kames Sterling Corporate Bond manager Iain Buckle.
24 February 2014
Kames Capital is launching a diversified income fund for Vincent McEntegart, a portfolio manager on its multi-asset team.
18 February 2014
Fixed income managers are cutting back on duration after the risk-off environment seen at the start of 2014 pushed up government bond prices once again.
04 February 2014
Corporate bond managers have begun to shy away from participating in deals dominated by some of their larger peers as market liquidity continues to contract.
03 February 2014
A new wave of outperformance for high yield debt plus a return to financing strategies seen pre-crisis have begun to alarm bond fund managers.
16 January 2014
With more investors looking to incorporate sustainable criteria into investment strategies, Deborah Benn shines a spotlight on some of the winners of Investment Week’s Environment, Ethical, Social & Governance (ESG) Investment Awards 2013, to illustrate how investors can take advantage of the increasing opportunities on offer in this space.
13 January 2014
In the first of a two part series, Investment Week asks fund managers what they think the hot spots will be in 2014.
10 January 2014
Carolyn Bell has joined Kames Capital's international equities team as the group bolsters its US equity capabilities.
16 December 2013
Fund flows suggest investors are refraining from making any big decisions until they receive a clearer picture on quantitative easing in the US. Cherry Reynard reports.
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.
27 November 2013
Kames Capital plans to launch its first ever Property Authorised Investment Fund (PAIF) for retail investors in the first quarter of the coming year.
25 November 2013
High yield investors moving up the risk spectrum in order to secure higher returns are not being adequately compensated, says Stephen Baines, fund manager in Kames Capital’s high yield fixed income team.
21 November 2013
Strategic bond managers are taking short-term positions in emerging market debt after the summer sell-off brought valuations back down to attractive levels.
18 November 2013
Fund managers tell Investment Week the assets they are choosing to invest in today's economic environment
Japan has rising taxes, an energy shortfall, and tensions with China to resolve in 2014, says Charlotte Watson, chief investment officer of Attivo Investment Management.
Investors buying passives risk missing out on active funds that deliver real total returns well above what trackers can deliver, Jonathan Willcocks, M&G's global head of retail sales, argues.
Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey says we should "interrogate quite hard" the assertion that the price of fund management has dropped elsewhere in the world, but not in the UK.
The recent efforts of Turkey's central bank remain deeply unconvincing while Chinese and Russian markets are stuffed full of state-owned enterprises. But there are bright spots for EM investors, argues Baillie Gifford's Tim Campbell.
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