fixed income

Dec 21, 2015

Barry McInerney largeBMO Global Asset Management has emerged from the North American asset management market and is positioning itself as a global solutions provider. Barry McInerney, its co-chief executive, talks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Dec 21, 2015

NorwayData released by the Norwegian Fund and Asset Management Association (VFF) indicates Norwegian retail investors pumped over 1 billion Norwegian kroner (€105 billion) into equity funds in November, the highest monthly total to date in 2015.

Dec 18, 2015

Global chartsAustralian investment manager AMP Capital has appointed David Allen as global head of equities, based in London.

Dec 17, 2015

Emerging markets newspaperOne frequently speculated outcome of the long-anticipated Federal Reserve rate hike is the ratcheting up of pressure on already embattled emerging markets.

Dec 17, 2015

Higher rates aheadThe era of zero rates may be over, but market volatility isn’t done yet, and fund managers have reacted by advising investors to be selective in their asset allocation.

Dec 16, 2015

The FEDThe vast majority of investors believe the US Federal Reserve will raise rates today, in a move that would end an unprecedented period of near-zero rates.

Dec 14, 2015

Handshake contractEuropean insurers are uncertain about the ability of asset managers to help them make enough investment returns to be able to meet guaranteed rates for their policy holders.

Dec 10, 2015

Decline2Net assets in Belgian funds dropped by 6.6% quarter-on-quarter, according to industry data.

Dec 09, 2015

AquisitionAshburton Investments, a specialist Africa and Asia investor with $10 billion (€9.2 billion) of assets under management, is to acquire South African fixed income boutique, Atlantic Asset Management, for an undisclosed sum.

Dec 07, 2015

Euro signFlows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) investing in Eurozone equities eased off in November after a strong October as European investors looked for opportunities elsewhere, such as the US.

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Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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.