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
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
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
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
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
Franklin Templeton Investments has announced the launch of the Luxembourg-registered Franklin Euro Short Duration Bond Fund.21 Feb 2014
Kommer van Trigt, who heads fixed income at Robeco, says concerns over duration and the flexibility to respond are key trends ongoing in the market.06 Feb 2014
Tim Dowling, head of Credit Investments and lead portfolio manager Global High Yield at ING IM, says interest rates are key for high yield investors this year.28 Jan 2014
Bond markets have enjoyed a bull run over the past 30 years, largely supported by both falling interest rates and inflation and, since 2008, loose monetary policy, says David Absolon, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management.24 Jan 2014
Alastair Thomas, head of Rates & Treasury Management at ECM Asset Management - Wells Fargo’s sub-credit boutique - has looked into the implications of US and UK unemployment rates on monetary policy.22 Jan 2014
Rising rates and central bank policy meant fixed income was the most difficult asset class to pick a winning fund from in Q4 2013, F&C FundWatch's latest survey revealed.22 Jan 2014
Michael Hasenstab at Franklin Templeton says that while growth in the eurozone will remain weak, at the same time the currency union has moved beyond fears of armaggedon.22 Jan 2014
Despite tapering fears there are still opportunities in bonds, says Ken Van Weyenberg, investment specialist at Dexia Asset Management.20 Jan 2014
Greg Hopper, head of Global High Yield at Aberdeen Asset Management, believes that the opportunity for developed market central banks to raise interest rates is limited this year, and the ongoing environment favours 'CCC' bonds for high yield investors.09 Jan 2014
David Hoffman, managing director at Legg Mason subsidiary Brandywine, has outlined expectations for 2014 and his anticipated positioning for the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Fixed Income fund09 Dec 2013
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
A selection of key moments caught on camera from InvestmentEurope's recent Fund Selector Bond Focus Italy, which took place in Milan on 4 March.
Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.