'Part of the Washington swamp'
Strategic Bond fund
Managed by Damien Buchet
Small outflows of €78m
Expect monetary tightening
With the global tide of the central bank stimulus injection soon to turn, only a few segments of the fixed income universe have enough spread cushion to absorb the shift to a post-QE era.
Despite Moody's downgrade
Available to UK and European institutional and intermediary clients
The synchronised global recovery may have finally arrived, but that does not mean global bond investors are exempt from challenges in their search for income.
An investment opportunity with unlimited upside potential, but with limited downside risk?
Janus Henderson recruits Columbia Threadneedle's fixed income head Cielinski amid bond team restructure
Cielinski joining firm on 1 November
Four key areas of investment focus
Mike Count, senior fund manager at Canada Life Investments, asks if the strong run in corporate credit can continue and outlines the investment case for insurance bonds, which have been left behind in this rally.
Currency also a big risk
Lead manager is Damien Martin
Trends in second quarter this year
After several years of extraordinary central bank intervention intended to provide monetary stimulus to ailing global economies, we are finally transitioning from quantitative easing (QE) to quantitative exit.
This year has seen a continuation in 2016's trend for corporate credit. The European Central Bank (ECB) purchase programme under its quantitative easing policy has pushed corporate credit spreads tighter, starting with high-quality corporate issuers,...
Managed by Honyu Fung
Joins four active equity funds
European bond funds suffered €433bn outflows in 2008
Retail investors continue to exit UK equities; Fixed income becomes best-selling asset class in July
Best-selling sector was Global
Financial conditions are looser today than at the start of the year