The US economy is better than generally perceived. US real GDP is expected to grow more than 3% in 2015. This would represent the fastest pace since 2005, and is expected to exceed growth in other developed markets.
M&G Investments is set to close its Global Real Estate Securities fund after the departure of manager Gillian Tiltman prompted outflows from the strategy.
Neuberger Berman has become entirely employee-owned once more after a management buyout to buy back the Lehman estate's stake in the firm.
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High Yield opportunities
Shareholders are pushing for corporate investment to spur topline growth. But poorly invested cash could pose a risk to markets, explains Neuberger Berman US manager Charles Kantor.
Neuberger Berman is to launch a European High Yield bond fund for recent hire Andrew Wilmont, as it bids to replicate the success of its $13bn (£8bn) US offering.
The hunt for active return is still on and with more realistic pricing, hedge funds could be the answer, argues Neuberger Berman's Fred Ingham.
Bond investors have expressed concerns over "aggressive" terms and conditions that are increasingly being imposed by issuers of floating rate loans.
Neuberger Berman has appointed former AXA IM manager Andrew Wilmont to head its Euro high yield team.
Value is drying up among the largest investment trusts in the market, with discounts shrinking as buyers favour more liquid products.
The TwentyFour Select Monthly Income trust has met its minimum fundraising target despite an increasingly difficult market for trust IPOs.
Last year was brutal for many fixed income investors as talk of tapering in the US and the great rotation to equities pushed up core bond yields. But which portfolios protected investors regardless - and could do so again this year?
A number of smaller investment trusts have been forced to cancel expansion plans as larger vehicles continue to dominate the market.
Neuberger Berman is to launch a manager of managers absolute return vehicle as discretionary fund managers look to re-enter the space for the first time since the financial crisis.
Wealth managers have been adding floating rate funds to portfolios as they seek more flexible alternatives to short duration bond offerings.