The more the great yield hunt drags on, the louder warnings about corporate bond liquidity get.
Investors have continued to pull away from high yield bond funds with close to $5bn (£2.9bn) being yanked from these portfolios over the past week.
Investors are finding it difficult to agree on the outlook for high yield bonds as valuations in the space look increasingly stretched.
Regulator recommends investors consider how long it will take them to access their money from a corporate bond fund in a down market.
JP Morgan Asset Management plans to close five fixed maturity bond funds following a narrowing of their investment universes.
Brewin Dolphin head of research Guy Foster says noises coming from the respective governments of rising inflation will force a sale of holdings
Fund investors have pulled back from high-yield bond funds after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen warned on valuations in the asset class.
Fund is a Dublin-domiciled version of a pre-existing US fund.
John Anderson previously managed the JPM Sterling Corporate Bond fund up until July of last year.
The Fed chairman also cautioned over valuations and issuance in high yield debt as well as the leveraged loan market.
The firm has made a series of senior appointments to its growing emerging market debt team.
Ignis Asset Management head of credit Chris Bowie has left the group following its acquisition by Standard Life Investments.
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Investors should have a “modest” bias towards risk assets over the second half of the year but they should be aware that rates could rise sooner than the market expects.
Stretched valuations mean there are no “slam dunk” areas of investment success, Morningstar OBSR Managed Portfolios says.
Investors should reassess the risk with their fixed income portfolios, according to Fidelity Strategic Bond manager Ian Spreadbury, as trends in the market show signs of shifting.
JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed Maria Ryan as EMEA head of fixed income strategies and made a senior hire for her team.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched a fund targeting opportunities in the European high yield space.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched a three-strong range of multi-asset funds aiming to preserve, enhance and create wealth.
Ashmore has launched a short duration emerging market debt fund for Alexis De Mones, aiming at investors concerned by the likelihood of rising interest rates.
Aviva Investors has launched the Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy Target Return fund, the first offering in its new outcome-oriented fund range.
The BNY Mellon Absolute Insight fund will be managed by BNY Mellon subsidiary Insight Investment.
Global markets have continued their rise in recent months after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen reiterated her dovish stance and the European Central Bank unveiled its reflationary package of measures.
Fund manager Nick Samouilhan is keen to avoid what he now sees as a crowded trade in corporate bonds and high yield
The Neuberger Berman European High Yield Bond fund will be managed by recent hire Andrew Wilmont.
A study of 516 UK equity funds by CBS pensions division The Pensions Institute concluded large funds tend to underperform small funds
Some investors could be looking for new funds for their portfolios on 1 July, when the Isa tax-free limit rises to £15,000 following the overhauls laid out by chancellor George Osborne in the 2014 Budget.
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From 7 July, Mark Benstead will work within the firm’s UK credit team.
The Luxembourg-domiciled Oyster Flexible Credit Sicav will buy into devalued securities and use hedging to change market exposure in different economic cycles.
Threadneedle’s corporate bond manager Alasdair Ross is going global for the first time in a new fund.
Officials in the US are concerned bond funds are akin to “shadow banks”.
While low inflation is expected in the US until mid-2016, Dehn expects inflation to then pick up and push the country back into a period of negative real interest rates for up to a decade.
As fund managers slash their duration, lower their ratings criteria for bonds and consider different types of debt, convertibles have experienced a surge in popularity
Managers replacing Paul Thursby and Peter Geike-Cobb, who are leaving the firm.
The low volatility being seen across most asset classes may not last as none of the factors supporting this stability can be taken for granted, according to a leading macroeconomic research firm.
JP Morgan Asset Management has unveiled an income fund for Matthew Pallai and Andrew Norelli.
Three funds in the IMA Mixed Investment 40-85% Shares sector delivered consistent top-quartile performance since 2007, according to Fundweb research.
Martin Gray’s departure from Miton Group has led analysts to reconsider his Miton Strategic Portfolio’s place on their recommendation lists, with one already removing the fund.
Investors poured money into emerging market debt funds last week as expectation of the European Central Bank’s monetary easing sent them in search of higher-yielding markets.