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Recent market volatility adds to uncertainty
Staff blog addresses growing concerns
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BoE chief asks 135 groups for liquidity information
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Invesco Perpetual's fixed income team have said the sector faces "strong headwinds" for some time as summer volatility returns, and markets anticipate interest rate hikes.
Chinese ETFs have been hit by price swings and wide valuation gaps as a result of the suspension of trading on a large proportion of Chinese stocks last week.
Kevin Corrigan, head of fundamental fixed income at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, explains how conventional market cap indices often leave bond investors exposed to the countries and companies that are borrowing the most.
The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) has asked for more detail on how fund groups are guarding against liquidity risks, as policymakers step up their scrutiny of asset managers.
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney has used the annual Mansion House speech to warn that asset managers must prepare for the consequences of normalising monetary conditions.
Large fixed income houses are being forced to expand the overseas investment capacity of their funds and use more derivatives in a bid to mitigate liquidity risks in the bond market.
Morgan Stanley has warned of an approaching 'triple taper tantrum next year if the US, Japan and Europe all taper their monetary policies at the same time.
John Husselbee, head of multi-manager multi-asset at Liontrust Asset Management, says investors will need to start reaping the benefits of diversification in order to meet their objectives.
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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Leading investment firms have told US regulators that the departure of Bill Gross from PIMCO was a "stress test" that the industry has passed.
The Treasury Select Committee has called for an inquiry into the initiation of a criminal investigation over the Bank of England's financial crisis liquidity auctions.
Investors are not receiving adequate information on the extent to which funds are being levered up through the use of derivatives, a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.
Schroders has re-opened Paul Marriage's Absolute UK Dynamic fund and is to shift the portfolio to weekly dealing as a result of "declining liquidity" within the UK equity market, Investment Week can reveal.
Canaccord Genuity has criticised 'complacent' investment trust boards in a new report, suggesting they must modernise if they are to compete effectively in the funds market.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has restricted Greece's access to cheap liquidity on concerns its new government is not committed to existing bailout pledges.
Smith & Williamson's John Anderson has been snapping up Tesco bonds as they offer "the most outstanding value he has seen for some time".