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HSBC asset allocation head: fixed income rules!

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 09:01

Fredrik Nerbrand, global head of asset allocation at HSBC, explains why he is backing safe-haven government bonds.

JP Morgan alters line-up on £1.2bn Systemic Alpha fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:53

Asset manager announces new named portfolio manager on multi-strategy, alternative beta-focused fund.

S&W hires ex-JPM veteran for fixed income trust

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:48

John Anderson managed JPMorgan's Sterling Corporate Bond fund.

Jupiter Merlin team buys into Woodford fund

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:25

Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund, Wealth Manager can reveal.

AA-rated ex-Rathbones manager added to Merlin Portfolios

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:24

The Jupiter Merlin team has added the Evenlode Income fund, managed by Rathbones alumnus Hugh Yarrow, to two of its portfolios.

T Rowe HY veteran: Why I'm wary of first time issuers

by Luca Rossi on Jul 15, 2014 at 15:05

Bond specialist Michael Della Vedova is looking to the secondary market for 'tried and tested' bets as primary plays prove troublesome.

The funds smaller than £75m Suarez - but with more bite

by Robert St George on Jul 14, 2014 at 15:08

Citywire reveals the funds run by AAA-rated managers that contain less than what Barcelona paid for Luis Suarez.

Fed points to Q1 2015 rate rise with QE end date

by David Campbell on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:48

The Fed will shut down its five-year programme of asset purchases in October

Gars in their eyes: the challengers coming after the SLI giant

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:15

The launch of Aviva’s Gars-like rival has been eagerly awaited since Euan Munro, the architect of Gars, joined the firm back in January

Red flags: what warning signs send you running from a fund?

by Robert St George on Jul 09, 2014 at 13:54

What are the danger signals that deter discretionary managers from buying in to a fund?

Who bought & sold Brewin after £32m tech writedown

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 09, 2014 at 11:29

Brewin Dolphin continues to be backed by a host of star fund managers and there was interesting trading in the stock after it revealed it would take a hit from a failed IT system.

Trust Insider: the trust I would design if I won the Euromillions

by James Carthew on Jul 08, 2014 at 00:01

A trust that I have always been interested in – because it is a bit like the imaginary fund I would run if I won the Euromillions lottery – is London & St Lawrence

Stewart Cowley: letter to Mark Carney

by Stewart Cowley on Jul 04, 2014 at 10:25

Old Mutual's bond guru has some advice for Carney one year after he took the helm at the Bank of England.

Schroders hard-closes Cat Bond & shuts US equity fund

by Robert St George on Jul 03, 2014 at 10:48

Schroders has acted to staunch flows into its catastrophe-bond fund less than a year after its launch.

Fixed income veteran retires from Invesco

by Robert St George on Jul 02, 2014 at 08:26

David Taylor has retired from Invesco after 18 years as a manager in the group’s fixed income team.

Performance review: How Coutts’ Higgins is preparing for 10% US correction

by Elsa Buchanan on Jul 01, 2014 at 14:28

Coutts’ CIO Alan Higgins said tightening by the US Federal Reserve next year could result in a 10% correction in US equities, which investors should view as a buying opportunity.

Property fund inflows hit 2009 peak

by David Campbell on Jul 01, 2014 at 10:52

Investors continued to pour money into equity funds at a rapid pace in May despite peaky looking valuations

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