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Fixed Income

Swiss & Global's Michal Novak sees Swiss fixed income as an overlooked asset class

Michal Novak, fund manager, JB Swiss Franc Bond Fund at Swiss & Global, sees increasing diversification of instruments and issuers in the CHF bond market as key reasons why investors should consider the asset class.

16 Apr 2014
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Aberdeen's Ben Pakenham: No bubble in European high yield but security selection vital

After five years of stellar performance since the financial crisis, there is much talk at present about a supposed bubble bursting in the European high yield market.

15 Apr 2014
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Franklin Templeton's Michael Hasenstab comments on effect of Ukraine crisis on bondholders

Michael Hasenstab,executive vice president and CIO Global Bonds at Franklin Templeton, has commented on the outlook for Ukraine from a bond holder's perspective.

10 Apr 2014
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Climbing the Chinese wall of money

Investors have flocked into renminbi-denominated bond funds in hopes of an appreciation. But as the market matures, the currency will play a secondary role, selectors suggest.

09 Apr 2014
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Kames Capital's David Roberts warns of rising US interest rates

David Roberts, head of fixed income at Kames Capital, has interpreted recent comments from US Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen as pointing to rising interest rates as soon as early 2015.

28 Mar 2014
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Viewpoint: China's impact on global bonds in 2014

Regina Borromeo of Brandywine Global and Iain Lindsay of Goldman Sachs Asset Management have taken part in a Viewpoint debate considering the impact of China on the global bonds market.

23 Mar 2014
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Liquidnet expands into fixed income market

Global institutional trading network Liquidnet has announced that it will enter the fixed income market with its acquisition of bond trading platform Vega-Chi.

18 Mar 2014
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Viewpoint: Asset allocating to developed market bonds

Regina Borromeo of Brandywine Global and Iain Lindsay of Goldman Sachs Asset Management have debated allocation to developed market bonds in the latest Viewpoint programme from InvestmentEurope.

17 Mar 2014
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Corporate debt fastest growing part of EM debt universe, says Ashmore's De Mones

Alexis De Mones, head of Fixed Income at Ashmore, discusses the Emerging Markets corporate bond debt universe and why higher spread and lower duration characteristics in comparison to developed market credit indices offer one of the most compelling opportunities in global fixed income markets today.

14 Mar 2014
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We were impressed with new Fed's Chairman, says BlackRock's Thiel

Scott Thiel, deputy Chief Investment Officer of Fundamental Fixed Income and head of the Global Fundamental Fixed Income Team at BalckRock, comments on today's ECB and MPC announcements.

07 Mar 2014
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Hermes' Mitch Reznick and Fraser Lundie warn of challenge within deal terms of new bond issues

Mitch Reznick and Fraser Lundie, co-heads of Hermes Credit, have warned that equity like returns from the high yield market are threatened by deal terms being introduced in new bond issues.

04 Mar 2014
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Viewpoint: Global opportunities in a rising rate environment

Regina Borromeo of Brandywine Global and Iain Lindsay of Goldman Sachs Asset Management have taken part in a Viewpoint debate considering global opportunities for fixed income investors in a rising interest rate environment.

03 Mar 2014
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DAWM paper considers euro sovereign bond stress

Johannes Müller, CIO for Wealth Germany at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, and Bodo Herzog of ESB Business School at Reutlingen University have developed a theory about euro sovereign bonds under stress, contained in a jointly authored White Paper.

02 Mar 2014
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Three bond scenarios could play out in 2014, says AXA IM's Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes, manager of the AXA WF Global Strategic Bonds fund at AXA Investment Managers, has outlined three scenarios that could affect the fixed income market through 2014.

24 Feb 2014
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Franklin Templeton expands European fixed income offerings

Franklin Templeton Investments has announced the launch of the Luxembourg-registered Franklin Euro Short Duration Bond Fund.

21 Feb 2014

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Helsinki brings M&G, Ignis and RenAsset speakers

InvestmentEurope's Fund Selector Roundtable Finland, which takes place in Helsinki on 29 April, will feature speakers from M&G Investments, Ignis Asset Management and RenAsset Management.

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Lausanne Summit success in pictures

Select moments from InvestmentEurope's Pan-European Fund Selector Summit that took place at the Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne 9-11 April have been published.