EMERGING MARKET DEBT
EMERGING MARKET DEBT
David Roberts has hiked exposure to emerging market debt in the £663m Kames Strategic Bond fund on the back of improving valuations.
PAYING THE LOCUSTS
With the US on the verge of pushing through a deal to raise the country's debt ceiling by at least $2.1trn, American comedian Remy Munasifi gives his own unique take on the proposal.
Global markets climbed overnight on news the US has agreed a solution to its debt crisis, which will ease fears of the country losing its AAA-credit rating.
President Barack Obama has announced a deal to end the US debt crisis, which will raise the nation's debt ceiling by at least $2.1trn and cut the federal deficit by as much as $2.5trn over a decade.
Newton income manager Iain Stewart has warned the problems in Greece are just the tip of the iceberg of a ‘monetary distortion' across the developed world and could trigger 'debt dominoes' throughout Europe.
Barack Obama has pleaded with Congress to come up with a compromise to raise the country's debt ceiling and stave off default, reports the FT.
Moody's has downgraded Portuguese debt to 'junk' status on fears it will need a second bail out just months after it received €78bn.
Fears Hungary will be the next European country to suffer a debt crisis are unfounded, and simply based on "political rhetoric", say Axa strategists Raphael Gallardo and Sebastian Paris-Horvitz.
GAM has launched a Ucits III emerging market debt and currency fund, managed by Pharo Global Advisors.
F&C has made a debt exchange offer to holders of its £260m in subordinated notes, in a move aimed at reducing its gross and net debt.
Estonia should be a prime focus for emerging market investors for 2009, says Hadley Barrett, CEO of Oxford Sustainable Group.
A number of risks still remain on the European Continent but high yielding stocks, left behind by the recent bounce, will provide opportunities says Newton's Tom Beevers.
The IMA has accused the EU of confusing investment management with investment banking and is expressing frustration at regulatory proposals are being prepared.
Threadneedle's Leigh Harrison is moving his portfolio into a broader range of sectors as he believes investment themes will become less clear cut.
Ece Ugurtas cut all of the equity positions in the Barings Emerging Market Debt fund in July last yea...