Fixed Income

        Where did the smart money go in September?

        Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:47

        Few could find any real reasons for the sell-off in the FTSE 100 last month but it appeared to justify investors’ caution. Cherry Reynard reports


        ‘Worse to come’ as bond markets suffer flash crash

        Fund managers are urging caution following a dramatic week for investors, saying the traditional strategy of buying on market falls may no longer make sense.

        Professional Adviser | 20 Oct 2014 | 13:12

        Dickie Hodges to join Nomura Asset Management

        Former Legal & General (L&G) head of high alpha fixed income Dickie Hodges is to join Nomura Asset Management as he returns to the industry.

        Professional Adviser | 17 Oct 2014 | 11:06

    Other Fixed Income articles


      Gross criticises large firms in first investor address from Janus

      Bill Gross has said that having too many decision makers can cause problems in the world of fund management, following his sudden departure from PIMCO.

      Professional Adviser | 10 Oct 2014 | 08:03

      Prudential links with True Potential in onshore bond platform push

      Insurer Prudential has launched an onshore bond available through the True Potential platform.

      Professional Adviser | 09 Oct 2014 | 11:23

      Liontrust assets to top £4bn after income mandate win

      Liontrust's assets under management are to climb above £4bn imminently after the group won a £320m UK equity income mandate.

      Professional Adviser | 08 Oct 2014 | 10:25
      Warning sign against cloud backdrop

      Sector report: The challenges ahead for strategic bond managers

      After a strong start to the year, bond market bleakness appears to have caught up with funds in this sector. Oliver Kettlewell explores what to look out for as the year goes on...

      Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 10:39

      Investors pull record $23.5bn from PIMCO Total Return as Gross exits

      The PIMCO Total Return bond fund shed a net $23.5bn in September, latest figures show, as outflows accelerated following Bill Gross' departure.

      Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 08:03

      George Osborne to axe 55% pensions death tax next year

      The current 55% tax duty payable when pension funds are passed on after death is set to be axed under this government, George Osborne has announced.

      Professional Adviser | 29 Sep 2014 | 07:19

      Bill Gross leaves PIMCO for Janus Capital

      Famed fixed income investor Bill Gross is leaving PIMCO, the company he co-founded, to join global investment house Janus Capital Group.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Sep 2014 | 13:42

      Neil Woodford: Industry charging active fees for index performance

      Neil Woodford has criticised his own industry for charging customers too much and paying managers too high a price for tracker-style performance, in an interview with the BBC.

      Professional Adviser | 26 Sep 2014 | 08:13

      Measure up: The myriad ways advisers benchmark client portfolios

      What is your threshold for success on investment portfolios for clients? Simple question - no easy answer. Laura Miller delves into the various methods advisers use to measure themselves against the market...

      Professional Adviser | 25 Sep 2014 | 11:00

      Neptune profits tumble 40% in 2013 as headwinds impact global approach

      Neptune Investment Management's profits before tax fell by over 40% in 2013, against a backdrop of falling assets under management, as headwinds continued to impact its global investment approach.

      Professional Adviser | 18 Sep 2014 | 10:36

      Aegon launches retirement-focused High Income fund

      Aegon has launched a High Income fund intended to help investors take advantage of pension freedoms coming announced in the Budget.

      Professional Adviser | 17 Sep 2014 | 13:04
      Storm warning

      Where did the smart money go in August?

      While the spectre of volatility is certainly looming, investors are not seeing any immediate reasons to panic just yet. Cherry Reynard reports...

      Professional Adviser | 17 Sep 2014 | 11:17

      Sector report: Three key determinants of future UK corporate bond returns

      With the next ten years widely tipped to be a much bumpier ride for fixed income investors, Stewart Smith takes a look at what the biggest influences on performance will be...

      Professional Adviser | 17 Sep 2014 | 09:50
      Scotland flag

      PA Portfolio: How investment managers are preparing ahead of Scots vote

      With hours to go before the Scots hit the polling booths, Professional Adviser asks commentators how they are preparing portfolios...

      Professional Adviser | 16 Sep 2014 | 13:54

      Fund Focus: City Financial's Mark Harris on why he is positioned against the consensus

      Mark Harris, manager of the City Financial Multi Asset Balanced fund, tells Maria Merricks about the important role alternatives play within the portfolio...

      Professional Adviser | 12 Sep 2014 | 12:03

      IMA: Concentration of fund flows 'not happening as we expect'

      The Investment Management Association has said there are signs the polarisation of fund flows is decreasing, despite consolidation across the distribution chain pointing to the opposite effect.

      Professional Adviser | 12 Sep 2014 | 11:56

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: Can the EM rally continue?

      Luca Paolini examines the factors fuelling the recovery in emerging market equities and offers his thoughts on how to play the region's debt market

      Professional Adviser | 12 Sep 2014 | 11:35



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