Fixed Income

        Phoenix restructures debt to bolster growth strategy

        Professional Adviser | 23 Jul 2014 | 07:44

        Closed life consolidator Phoenix has comprehensively refinanced its debt to strengthen its balance sheet and better support its growth plans.

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        Revealed: The winners of the Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2014

        Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) was the big winner at the 19th annual Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards, in a glittering ceremony held last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

        Professional Adviser | 11 Jul 2014 | 08:41
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        Equities: Why Russell Investments' Markanday Googled 'Zumanjaro'

        With no one able to predict how much further equities have to run, Russell Investment’s Mayank Markanday examines how to protect portfolios for a fall

        Professional Adviser | 10 Jul 2014 | 14:31

    Other Fixed Income articles

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      Fed sets October date for end of QE

      The US Federal Reserve has said it will end its purchases of government bonds in October, bringing to a close the quantitative easing (QE) experiment.

      Cover | 10 Jul 2014 | 07:59
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      Knock-out: High yield vs. investment grade

      Nick Hayes, portfolio manager of AXA WF Global Strategic Bonds, shares his views on the most appropriate home for fixed income money in the current environment.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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      Fundamentally different: An alternative approach to multi-asset investing

      Stephen Walker, head of equities research and market strategy at Ashcourt Rowan, on why today’s environment demands a renewed focus on asset/liability investing.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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      Sector report: Finding the bright spots in emerging markets

      The asset class as a whole has had a torrid time of late but there are some bright spots within it. Morningstar OBSR’s Lena Tsymbaluk takes a look.

      Professional Adviser | 03 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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      Hasenstab: This market offers no extreme outlier opportunities

      Franklin Templeton’s CIO for global bonds discusses the recent turmoil in Ukraine, why he is diversifying away from US debt, and where he sees opportunities now.

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jun 2014 | 10:54
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      Chasing returns: Are investors buying funds at the wrong time?

      The reversal of fortunes for the IMA UK All Companies sector this year has again raised the question of whether investors’ buying patterns are leaving them exposed to market corrections.

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jun 2014 | 09:49
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      Aberdeen: 'We reject the notion bonds are defunct as interest rates begin to rise'

      Mike Turner, manager of the Aberdeen Managed Distribution fund, tells Maria Merricks where he is finding yield in the current environment.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Jun 2014 | 08:00
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      Ex-UK Credit Suisse trader fined over bond price manipulation

      A New York court has fined a former UK-based Credit Suisse trader for his role in artificially inflating bond prices.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jun 2014 | 08:00
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      Ignis chief executive Samuel to exit next week

      Ignis Asset Management chief executive Chris Samuel is to exit the business next week when the takeover by Standard Life Investments completes, PA's sister title Investment Week understands.

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jun 2014 | 11:49
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      Plan of action: Deploying ETFs

      Gill Hutchison, of City Financial’s The Adviser Centre, takes a look at which sectors and asset classes are best accessed via passive strategies in the current environment.

      Professional Adviser | 19 Jun 2014 | 08:00
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      Fund raising frenzy: What were the biggest launches ever?

      As the offer period on Neil Woodford's new fund comes to an end, Professional Adviser's sister title Investment Week asks what he needs to do to beat the most successful launches ever...

      Professional Adviser | 17 Jun 2014 | 13:11
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      Sector report: Why caution is essential when investing in China

      Regardless of China’s economic importance and historic growth, there are challenges to investing in this small and volatile sector. Patrick Murphy, founder of PureResearch, explains.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Jun 2014 | 08:00
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      Where did the smart money go in May?

      May is typically an indecisive time for markets and this year was no exception. Cherry Reynard reports.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Jun 2014 | 07:25
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      Confidence in UK financial system 'at highest since 2008'

      Confidence in the UK economy has hit a post-crisis high despite soaring valuations pointing towards a correction, according to the FT.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Jun 2014 | 07:55
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      The Head Doctor's manifesto: Effective investing in an emotional world

      PA’s resident behavioural finance expert Greg Davies lays out his manifesto for balancing the desire for returns with being human…

      Professional Adviser | 06 Jun 2014 | 10:22
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      Rate rises: Are strat bonds the key to protecting portfolios?

      Strategic bond funds have more tools at their disposal to mitigate interest rate risk, writes Ken Rayner, director at Rayner Spencer Mills Research.

      Professional Adviser | 05 Jun 2014 | 08:03
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      Prudential's Williams: Fund objectives must keep the investor in mind

      Matthew Williams, manager of the Prudential Managed Defensive fund, tells Maria Merricks how he is achieving downside protection.

      Professional Adviser | 05 Jun 2014 | 08:00

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