fixed income

Feb 12, 2016

In January, Japan surprised the world with a rate cut; volatility saw more money seek safe havens; and one firm spoke of opportunities in Spain and Ireland.

Feb 12, 2016

FishermanFelix Goltz of the Edhec-Risk Institute charts how the main investment factors, such as value and momentum, have risen to prominence – aided by their relevance not just to US equities, but other markets too.

Feb 12, 2016

NorwayNorwegian investors ploughed 11.9 billion kroner (€1.23 billion) into funds in January, despite high volatility.

Feb 08, 2016

Bank1Increasing debt levels among banks may have the opposite effect to making them more stable – and investment funds will carry the burden if the banks fail, a fixed income manager has warned.

Feb 03, 2016

Spanish flagsSpain’s asset management industry suffered outflows of €5.6 billion in the first month of this year, due to equity market turmoil, according to figures issued by Spanish investment industry association Inverco.

Feb 01, 2016

Legg Mason buildingLegg Mason is to launch two flexible fixed income funds to be managed by its subsidiary Western Asset Management.

Jan 29, 2016

Guillermo Osses 0240A Print 410London's Man GLG has appointed Guillermo Ossés (pictured) head of emerging market debt strategies.

Jan 27, 2016

OutflowsAberdeen Asset Management saw net outflows of £9.1 billion (€12 billion) over the final quarter of 2015, as the firm contended with a slowdown in emerging markets and commodities, and significant withdrawals by sovereign wealth funds, according to its latest trading update.

Jan 27, 2016

ETFs1Demand for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) among Continental European institutions is predicted to grow by almost a fifth this year.

Jan 22, 2016

Mark ConnollyAviva Investors has unveiled a new leadership and structure for its liquid markets business, following David Lis’ decision to retire as head of equities, after nearly five years.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

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.