Kames Capital's Phil Milburn has put over 10% of his Strategic Bond fund in high yield index protection, in the belief investors are too complacent about the risk of Greece leaving the eurozone.
Greece has missed its scheduled payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), announcing it will bundle debt due into a single figure at the end of the month instead.
The International Monetary Fund has urged policymakers in the US to delay hiking interest rates or face a further bout of "financial instability".
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned global markets could be hit by turmoil worse than the 2013 'taper tantrum' when interest rates rise.
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Greece's new left-wing government is pushing for a revision of its EU bailout terms, drawing up a new 10-point plan to replace the existing deal.
The International Monetary Fund has cut its growth forecast for the next two years, after December's figures in many countries disappointed.
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Markets in the US fell overnight, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its forecast for global growth for the next two years.
The International Monetary Fund has urged the US Federal Reserve to keep interest rates lower for longer after downgrading its forecast for the country's growth rate.
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Nathan Sweeney, senior investment manager at Architas, says the UK recovery is gaining traction, although several global threats remain.
Stephen Jones, chief investment officer of Kames Capital, has said the UK's improving GDP figures mean it is now rivalling some emerging markets in the growth stakes.
Former French presidential hopeful Dominque Strauss-Kahn is hoping to raise $2bn to launch a hedge fund.