New product is a sub-fund of firm’s Irish-domiciled Ucits fund umbrella.
Liquidity remains a key issue for fund manager.
BlackRock has hired HSBC’s Pablo Goldberg to work within its emerging market fixed income business.
Hodges manages the £2bn L&G Dynamic Bond trust.
Chief investment officer Peter Lowman is buying into inflation-linked bonds in order to prepare for potential volatility.
The Natixis Short Term Global High Income fund will invest in high yield debt issued by companies in OECD countries, aiming for a duration of less than two years.
High yield managers are split on whether to stick to the “stable” US market or opt for “wildcard” emerging markets, while some point to sweet spots in European hybrids and B-rated bonds.
Fund manager attracted by low valuations and policy maker flexibility.
Bank of Montreal’s purchase of F&C Asset Management helped Aviva bond manager Chris Higham post a 15 per cent return windfall on the UK firm’s debt.
A recent note by Majedie Asset Management warned investors to be careful of chasing bull markets, as most money tends to be made through the first half of such a market, while pointing out that the current bull run is “getting old”.
Andrew Wilmont was most recently at Alcentra.
Greece returned to the sovereign debt market yesterday, issuing €3bn of five-year bonds in its first issuance since 2010 but not all have welcomed the move.
It is clear markets are happy with the European Central Bank president’s two years of talk and little action, M&G high yield bond manager James Tomlins says.
Pimco co-founder Bill Gross has said that Mohamed El-Erian should explain why he decided to step down as chief executive bond fund giant.
The order book for the return of Greece to the sovereign debt market has grown to more than €17.5bn (£14.4bn), with banks still taking new bids.
M&G star manager has increased both his duration and credit risk.
OakTree Wealth Management has started to position its four portfolios with capital preservation firmly in mind, arguing that there is more scope for markets to be derailed in 2014
Gazprombank Asset Management has launched two Ucits funds to offer exposure to the heavily discounted Russian market.
Former co-manager Carlos Galvis to focus on Carmignac Capital Plus fund he also manages.
Almost half of British bonds have maturities of a decade or more, the tracker firm says, and the FTSE has imbalances of its own.
Old Mutual Global Investors has hired Michael Sullivan from Investec Asset Management as a fixed income specialist.
Single ETF gives exposure to global bond market.
New hire Tony Yousefian will be given one of the funds.
James Tomlinson has joined corporate credit specialist fund manager Muzinich & Co from Schroders as sales manager.
Swiss and Global Asset Management has launched an unconstrained emerging market bond fund for fixed income head Enzo Puntillo.
Richard Woolnough has scaled by the M&G Optimal Income fund’s exposure, taking it below 10 per cent after closing a number of positions.
Following the announcement in yesterday’s budget that the Isa limit will be increased to £15,000 in 2015, Schroders head of multi-manager Marcus Brookes tips five ideas for this year.
Bond trader raised gilt prices in attempt to manipulate Bank of England’s QE trading.
Invesco Perpetual has promoted analyst Julien Eberhardt to the role of deputy manager on Paul Causer and Paul Read’s Invesco Perpetual Global Financial Capital fund.
Funds will be managed by deputy chief investment officers Mihir Worah and Mark Kiesel.
Western Asset Management is preparing Chia-Liang Lian to take over its emerging market debt team as current head Keith Gardner approaches retirement.
Head of fixed income Rod Davidson and fund co-manager Dan Daldry are concerned that investors are not being paid for the risks involved in high yield.
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.