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Stewart Cowley

Stewart Cowley

About Stewart Cowley

Stewart Cowley is a man with many strings to his bow. The multi-talented Cowley is also an accomplished orchestral musician and is the author of six children’s books. Cowley was head of global fixed interest at Invesco Asset Management from 1993-1995 before joining Hill Samuel Asset Management as head of global fixed interest and joint CIO. He was appointed director of investment management (fixed income) at Newton in 2000, and joined Old Mutual Asset Managers in early 2009. He now takes charge of the Old Mutual Dynamic and Global Strategic Bond funds.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2004

  • JRated AAA in Jun 2004
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2004
  • ARated AA in Aug 2004
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2004
  • ORated AA in Oct 2004
  • NRated AA in Nov 2004
  • DRated AAA in Dec 2004

2005

  • JRated AA in Jan 2005
  • FRated AA in Feb 2005
  • MRated AA in Mar 2005
  • ARated AA in Apr 2005
  • MRated AAA in May 2005
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2005
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2005
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2005
  • SRated AA in Sep 2005
  • ORated AA in Oct 2005
  • NRated AA in Nov 2005
  • DRated AA in Dec 2005

2006

  • JRated AA in Jan 2006
  • FRated AA in Feb 2006
  • MRated A in Mar 2006
  • ARated A in Apr 2006
  • MRated A in May 2006
  • JNot rated in Jun 2006
  • JRated A in Jul 2006
  • ARated A in Aug 2006
  • SRated AA in Sep 2006
  • ORated AA in Oct 2006
  • NRated AA in Nov 2006
  • DRated AA in Dec 2006

2007

  • JRated A in Jan 2007
  • FRated AA in Feb 2007
  • MRated A in Mar 2007
  • ARated AA in Apr 2007
  • MRated AA in May 2007
  • JRated AA in Jun 2007
  • JRated AA in Jul 2007
  • ARated AA in Aug 2007
  • SRated AA in Sep 2007
  • ORated AA in Oct 2007
  • NRated AA in Nov 2007
  • DRated A in Dec 2007

2008

  • JNot rated in Jan 2008
  • FNot rated in Feb 2008
  • MNot rated in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MNot rated in May 2008
  • JNot rated in Jun 2008
  • JNot rated in Jul 2008
  • ANot rated in Aug 2008
  • SNot rated in Sep 2008
  • ONot rated in Oct 2008
  • NNot rated in Nov 2008
  • DNot rated in Dec 2008

2009

  • JNot rated in Jan 2009
  • FNot rated in Feb 2009
  • MNot rated in Mar 2009
  • ANot rated in Apr 2009
  • MNot rated in May 2009
  • JNot rated in Jun 2009
  • JNot rated in Jul 2009
  • ANot rated in Aug 2009
  • SNot rated in Sep 2009
  • ONot rated in Oct 2009
  • NNot rated in Nov 2009
  • DNot rated in Dec 2009

2010

  • JNot rated in Jan 2010
  • FNot rated in Feb 2010
  • MNot rated in Mar 2010
  • ANot rated in Apr 2010
  • MNot rated in May 2010
  • JNot rated in Jun 2010
  • JNot rated in Jul 2010
  • ANot rated in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ARated A in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JNot rated in Jun 2011
  • JNot rated in Jul 2011
  • ANot rated in Aug 2011
  • SNot rated in Sep 2011
  • ONot rated in Oct 2011
  • NNot rated in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FRated A in Feb 2012
  • MRated AA in Mar 2012
  • ARated AA in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated A in Jun 2012
  • JNot rated in Jul 2012
  • ANot rated in Aug 2012
  • SNot rated in Sep 2012
  • ONot rated in Oct 2012
  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MRated A in Mar 2013
  • ARated A in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014

Performance

over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014
Rank 83/103 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
81 Alan Wilde -5.1%
82 Isobel Lee -5.3%
83 Stewart Cowley -5.4%
84 Martin Harvey -5.6%
84 Dave Chappell -5.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -2.6% -1.5% -1.2% 0.2%
2013 -4.4% 2.0% -4.4% -1.2% -0.7%
2012 6.3% 1.3% 2.9% -0.2% 2.3%
2011 2.1% -0.3% -1.4% 4.0% -0.2%
2010 11.3% 2.5% 2.9% 8.1% -2.4%
2009 8.3% 10.7% -2.2%

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Stewart Cowley: letter to Mark Carney

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Stewart Cowley: disappearing foam line - this far no further!!

Courtesy of QE, US households are richer than ever. What will happen when the music stops asks Old Mutual's bond guru.

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Wealth managers explain their approach to backing - and selling - underperforming funds

Stewart Cowley: Manchester United 1 – Capitalism 0

Old Mutual Global Investors bond guru is struggling to comprehend the mass of words written on inequality lately.

Stewart Cowley: the extraction of wisdom

As Old Mutual's bond guru recovers from a wisdom tooth operation, he anticipates a whole new taste sensation from markets after Mario Draghi finally 'gets it'.  

Stewart Cowley: Oh bother!

In his latest column, Old Mutual fixed income and macro head Stewart Cowley is concerned about the desperate income scramble and ridicules the 'everything goes on forever' notion.

Stewart Cowley: Last tango in Buenos Aires

Old Mutual's bond guru compares the fundamental flaws in the South American country with the very different in issues Europe in his latest column for Wealth Manager.  

Stewart Cowley: it's a wonderful life

Old Mutual Global Investors' bond guru is pretty content with life and struggles to accept the 'want' culture in his industry.  

Buxton & Cowley team up for Old Mutual multi-asset range

Old Mutual Global Investors is launching a suite of new products for the multi-manager team, with a range of risk profiles.

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