fixed income

May 09, 2016

ETF keybordAssets invested in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and similar products globally reached a record high of $3.137 trillion (€2.75 billion) in April, according to data provider ETFGI.

Apr 22, 2016

Emerging markets sign1AXA Investment Managers has appointed Michael Ganske as head of emerging markets fixed income.

Apr 20, 2016

ETF keybordETF Securities and Lombard Odier Investment Managers have jointly listed a range of ‘smart beta’ fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Italian stock market.

Apr 18, 2016

Indices boardFrench asset manager Lyxor’s hedge fund index finished March up by 0.3%, with nine out of 11 indices ending the month in positive territory.

Apr 15, 2016

In 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) permanently overhauled financial advice in the UK. Our panel discussed the impact it has had on distributors, and what more can be done to improve the industry.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

Apr 15, 2016

BatteryAfter two years of dire performance, fund managers are feeling better about the US high yield bond sector, but only when energy firms are stripped out. David Stevenson reports.

Apr 15, 2016

Nathan Travell of Milestone Group examines the rise of multi-asset investment solutions and the need to break down the operating silos that constrain efficient delivery within institutions.

Apr 15, 2016

Nathan Travell of Milestone Group examines the rise of multi-asset investment solutions and the need to break down the operating silos that constrain efficient delivery within institutions.

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.