Fixed Income

        Allianz GI opens flagship funds to UK retail investors

        Professional Adviser | 17 Dec 2014 | 10:33

        Allianz Global Investors has opened several flagship strategies to UK retail investors with the addition of a new sterling clean share class.


        Treasury unveils market-leading rates for 'pensioner bonds'

        Interest rates for the new 'pensioner bonds' announced at Budget 2014 have been set at a market-beating 2.8% for the one-year product and 4% for the three-year bond.

        Professional Adviser | 12 Dec 2014 | 16:04

        AS14: Pensioner bond rates to be confirmed next week

        The interest rates for two new government-backed bonds for the over 65s will be announced on 12 December, Treasury documents show.

        Professional Adviser | 03 Dec 2014 | 17:12

    Other Fixed Income articles


      The case for flexibility in a rising rate environment

      Flexible bond funds' ability to adjust their sensitivity to rate rises may prove attractive to fixed income investors, writes Richard Woolnough

      Professional Adviser | 01 Dec 2014 | 12:40

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: The new world facing credit investors

      Fraser Lundie explains why the standard rulebook for credit investors is being torn up...

      Professional Adviser | 24 Nov 2014 | 10:53
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      Keydata claimants set for further payouts

      The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is notifying investors who lost money in Lifemark-backed bonds distributed by Keydata that they can expect further payments shortly.

      Professional Adviser | 23 Nov 2014 | 20:58

      Asset Allocators' Soapbox: When small is beautiful

      Small cap cyclicality is generally accepted, but what are the reasons for it? Nick Peters seeks an answer…

      Professional Adviser | 18 Nov 2014 | 13:09
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      Prudential bond sales balance annuities drop-off

      Prudential has said a pick-up in bond sales helped negate a near 50% reduction in annuities new business in the first nine months of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 18 Nov 2014 | 09:43
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      Geopolitics: Why it pays to read the news...

      Jean Maigrot on how overlooking or misreading geopolitics can hurt clients' portfolios...

      Professional Adviser | 11 Nov 2014 | 12:58

      Old Mutual GI introduces fixed OCF and volume discounts

      Old Mutual Global Investors is to introduce a fixed ongoing charges figure (OCF) across its fund range next year, and will also implement a volume discount for its largest funds.

      Professional Adviser | 07 Nov 2014 | 16:38

      Schroders beats forecasts with 18% profit growth in Q3

      Schroders has beaten analysts' expectations to post an 18% growth in profits in the third quarter of the year.

      Professional Adviser | 06 Nov 2014 | 10:03

      Sector report: Explaining a let-down in UK All Companies

      You could count the number of funds in the IMA UK All Companies sector to outperform the FTSE All Share in Q2 on one hand (almost). Charles Younes leads the inquest…

      Professional Adviser | 05 Nov 2014 | 14:24
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      Gross: Global economy cannot live without QE

      As the US Federal Reserve finally turns off the money printing presses, veteran investor Bill Gross has warned the global economy cannot survive without the support of quantitative easing.

      Professional Adviser | 04 Nov 2014 | 07:52
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      Portfolio planning: Five reasons to be cautious

      Iain Stewart explains why he believes investors should be preparing portfolios for heightened volatility...

      Professional Adviser | 28 Oct 2014 | 13:09

      Fund Focus: Stephanie Carbonneil and Caspar Rock on why currencies are becoming more important for them

      Stephanie Carbonneil and Caspar Rock, co-managers of Architas MA Active Intermediate Income, share the ideas powering the fund's outperformance.

      Professional Adviser | 28 Oct 2014 | 11:01

      Where did the smart money go in September?

      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

      Professional Adviser | 22 Oct 2014 | 10:47

      ‘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

      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


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