Fixed Income

        Fund Focus: SLI's Scott Smith on why he continues to support a pro-risk position

        Professional Adviser | 21 Aug 2014 | 08:00

        Scott Smith, manager of the SLI Global Advantage fund, tells Maria Merricks why he is confident on the outlook for equities and where he is finding the best opportunities...


        Seizing the middle: An untapped opportunity in the high yield bond market

        Changes in bank lending are bringing new entrants to the bond market, and compelling opportunities to investors. Bastian Wagner explains...

        Professional Adviser | 14 Aug 2014 | 08:00
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        Where did the smart money go in July?

        Investors have been withdrawing from higher risk assets but appear stumped over what to do next with the cash. Cherry Reynard reports...

        Professional Adviser | 14 Aug 2014 | 08:00

    Other Fixed Income articles


      Gilt trip: Getting to know the fixed income wallflower

      They might not be the most glamorous of the IMA’s sectors but UK Gilts and UK Index-Linked Gilts are well worth getting to grips with. Charles Younes, fund analyst at FE, explains...

      Professional Adviser | 04 Aug 2014 | 08:13

      Schroders posts record results as intermediary inflows hit £3.8bn

      Multi-asset and equity products have driven net intermediary inflows of £3.8bn for Schroders in the first half of 2014, prompting a 50% hike in the group's interim dividend.

      Professional Adviser | 31 Jul 2014 | 08:17

      Fund Focus: Old Mutual's Stewart Cowley on how to prepare for rising interest rates

      Stewart Cowley, manager of the Old Mutual Managed fund, tells Maria Merricks how he is preparing for a rise in interest rates and bond yields...

      Professional Adviser | 31 Jul 2014 | 08:00
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      New kid on the block: How does the GEM Bond sector stack up?

      Six months on from inception, the IMA’s newest sector has proved a compelling option for income seekers. Amandine Thierree, fund analyst at FE, takes a look.

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jul 2014 | 13:55

      Jupiter profits down 18% on Rathbones deal but inflows drive up AUM

      Jupiter has reported an 18% fall in its profits in the first half of 2014, with the group incurring £5.3m of costs from selling its private client business.

      Professional Adviser | 30 Jul 2014 | 08:19

      BlackRock’s Avigdori falls into Sanlam’s Black List

      Funds from BlackRock and J.P. Morgan have been added to Sanlam Private Investment’s bi-annual list of underperforming income portfolios after a tough year for some of their mandates.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:03

      Aberdeen posts £9bn net outflow for Q3 after large client withdrawal

      Aberdeen Asset Management has seen double the outflows it expected from its funds following completion of the SWIP takeover.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Jul 2014 | 08:00

      FCA warns over corporate bond fund risks

      The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a fresh warning to consumers about the risks of investing in corporate bond funds.

      Professional Adviser | 25 Jul 2014 | 14:07

      Asset Allocator's Soapbox: Keeping clients’ eyes on the prize

      Advisers have access to all the tools capable of helping retirees reach their goals and expectations. The challenge, as Natixis’ Chris Jackson explains, is using them correctly...

      Professional Adviser | 24 Jul 2014 | 08:00

      Phoenix restructures debt to bolster growth strategy

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

      Professional Adviser | 23 Jul 2014 | 07:44

      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

      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
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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

      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

      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

      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

      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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