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
Yann le Pallec, EMEA head of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, has addressed 10 of the most common misconceptions about credit ratings.04 Dec 2013
Take a flexible and unconstrained approach to asset allocation in 2014, say Rick Rieder and Scott Thiel, co-managers of the BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund.04 Dec 2013
Muzinich & Co. has launched the Global Tactical Credit Fund, which is looking to find the best credit investments to deliver a target return of Libor plus 5%-7% while protecting capital in falling markets.03 Dec 2013
Investment opportunities for loans as part of the credit market are growing in Europe, according to Stuart Fuller, the London based portfolio manager at ECM Asset Management.19 Nov 2013
Central banks are driving bond and equity markets often in ways that seem at odds with economic fundamentals, according to Ben Bennett, Credit strategist at L&G Investment Management.19 Nov 2013
Government debt is not a risk-free harbour, argues John Beck, senior vice president and co-director of our International Bond Group, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group.15 Nov 2013
Ethical investors are being targeted by Emerald Knight, which has just reported a second annual return of up to 6% for investors in its 15 year bond invested in bamboo plantations in Central America.11 Nov 2013
Henrietta Pacquement, lead portfolio manager at ECM Asset Management, says that despite record levels of central bank supported liquidity at a global level, those responsible for monetary policy still must tread a fine line when communicating their intentions to the market.08 Nov 2013
Chris Iggo, CIO of Fixed Income at AXA IM, says that there are few signs of inflationary pressures developing across Europe in the near term.01 Nov 2013
As investors continue to question the great rotation from fixed income to equity, and ponder emerging markets developments, it may be time for allocators to consider convertible and catastrophe bonds.23 Oct 2013
Financial information services company Markit has launched the Markit iBoxx Liquid Ultrashort indices, with the aim of providing a balanced representation of the ultrashort investment grade credit universe.21 Oct 2013
Fitch Ratings says that its decision to put the US on a negative credit watch following the recent crisis around extending the debt ceiling should not lead directly to any downgrades of Asian sovereign bonds.18 Oct 2013
Andrew Wilson, CEO of GSMA EMEA and global co-head of Fixed Income, says a flexible approach to the bond market is required.11 Oct 2013
David Zahn, senior vice president and head of Franklin Templeton’s European Fixed Income team, is broadly positive about Italy but warns against political risks.10 Oct 2013
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) is gaining ground across the European asset management industry, but Italy's is still weighted to the retail investor.
Henderson Global Investors has won the Group of the Year category at the InvestmentEurope Fund Manager of the Year Awards, with Polar Capital taking Specialist Group of the Year.
InvestmentEurope's Pension Fund Forum is taking place today, 21 November, in Zurich - offering a programme of individual speakers and panel discussion throughout the day.