Bond fund manager mulling options as he forecasts difficult year for fixed income.
Aviva has said that the “improper” allocation of trades in fixed income securities by two former employees has cost it more than £130m.
Toby Nangle has slashed his exposure to high-yield debt from 10 per cent to just under 1 per cent
Duration risk is paying a significant premium at the moment while interest rate rises are likely to trickle through slowly, M&G Investments Richard Woolnough says.
Departure comes as Yousefian’s fund is set to be merged with another fund
The First State Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond fund is managed by Manuel Cañas.
Hargreaves Lansdown has put Richard Woolnough’s M&G Strategic Corporate Bond fund back on its Wealth 150.
Brewin Dolphin’s head of fund research has picked out five funds that fit with his firm’s positive view of risk assets.
Henderson Global Investors has promoted two members of its retail fixed income team to support John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard.
UBS WM says European banks are likely to stride ahead after the ECB’s asset quality review, RLAM’s Neil Wilkinson is slightly more cautious.
New launch will focus primary on short-dated fixed and floating-rate debt securities.
The UK government has granted Scotland power to issue its own bonds as of 2015.
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Greece is looking to return to international bond markets, in a bid to reassure international investors about its economic health.
Investors pulled record sums of money out of equity funds across the globe last week, with US stock portfolios being hit by a significant “mini rotation” into bonds.
A second investor action group has been launched over the EEA Life Settlements fund, aiming to win compensation from the UK Government.
A housing-led UK recovery is masking structural problems that could drag on gilt yields, Royal London Asset Management’s Jonathan Platt warns.
FE has made a number of high-profile changes to its Alpha Manager list, with big names such as Robin Geffen and Tom Dobell being removed as Marcus Brookes, John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard are recognised for the first time.
Following a turbulent 2013 for emerging market debt, strategic bond fund managers are split on whether to return to the asset class this year.
Changes sees Ben Lord assume lead management of £837m UK Inflation Linked Corporate Bond fund.
With in the search for income remaining a constant theme in portfolios but rates staying low, investors may be running out of obvious ideas to pursue.
Mark Munro has joined SLI as an investment director.
Investors across the globe pulled more than $6bn (£3.7bn) from global emerging markets equity funds last week as sentiment towards the asset class continued to sour.
Vanguard Asset Management has launched a short-term bond index fund, taking its range of bond index offerings to 17.
Gilts have just had their roughest year since 1994 but bonds should not be abandoned completely, Royal London Asset Management chief investment officer Robert Talbut says.
Brian Hess joins from Brandywine Global Investment Management, a subsidiary of Legg Mason Asset Management.
IMA figures shows equity funds saw highest net retail sales since 2000 with £11.4bn.
Bank of Montreal has agreed a deal to buy F&C Asset Management for a cash payment of £708m.
Kieron Nutbrown left Aberdeen Asset Management in mid-2012 and has now picked up the same role at First State Investments.
BlackRock fixed income specialist see different duration strategies to be taken for different regions.
Warnings on what could rise up and disupt the market’s optimism.
Scope for the Bank of England to revisit its triggers for changing monetary policy could be revisited following improving employment numbers.
Fixed income was the most difficult asset class to pick a winning fund from in the final quarter of 2013, the latest F&C FundWatch survey shows.
The Pictet Absolute Return Fixed Income fund will be managed by Andres Sanchez Balcazar.
Liontrust head of global credit admits yields in certain emerging markets are starting to interest him.
Pimco has unveiled a range of changes to its management and investment teams after Mohamed A El-Erian resign as chief executive.
The Standard Life Global Emerging Market Corporate Bond fund looks to make capital gains bond prices are low.
Kames Capital head of fixed income David Roberts says fixed income markets are likely to produce higher beta and therefore better returns this year.