Barring a zombie apocalypse or a sudden spontaneous collapse in asset prices, the current Goldilocks environment of synchronized, above-trend global economic growth and low but gently rising inflation will likely persist in 2018.
'It will be remembered as the year of the bond fund': European asset managers post record inflows in 2017
'Structural demand for fixed income products'
M&A increasing industry trend
PIMCO to manage portfolio
Data from SharingAlpha
Soft-closes on 28 September
Former CEO of PIMCO
Helped by CIO Ivascyn's fund
Favours EMD to mitigate rising rates
'Investors need to tread carefully'
Gross initially claimed PIMCO owed $200m
Le Pen the biggest headwind
Franklin Templeton and Invesco have lost their spots in the list of the top ten largest fund groups by assets under management in European-domiciled funds in 2016.
Managed by Hyman, Murata and Anderson
Managed by Andrew Balls and Alex Struc
It is easy to get lost in the many headlines proclaiming impending doom for Italy's banking system (especially following the 'no' vote in the constitutional referendum), or in the complex details of state aid and debt burden sharing.
'Capitalise on targeted market opportunities'
To begin her role in January 2017
Plans for fixed income offering
Based in the firm's London office
Managers tell Investment Week about the difficulties of dealing with record low yields in traditional fixed income sectors, and whether areas such as emerging market debt are worth considering.
Addition to Global Investor Series
Value investors have been forced to endure a prolonged period of underperformance, as extreme market dislocations caused by central bank policies have boosted the appeal of growth counterparts.
European fund managers are continuing to hone in on Italy's 'cheap' equity market, despite the poor performance of the country's banking sector in the EU's recent stress tests and uncertainty surrounding a key referendum in October which could cause more...