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GAM fund manager Alex McKnight believes talk of a 'great rotation' from bonds into equities is overblown and explains why opportunities in the convertibles market look compelling.
Kames Strategic Bond fund manager Phil Milburn has taken profits on his emerging market debt short, but is on a watching brief to put the trade back on.
Citywire A-rated Bryn Jones escaped last week’s bond sell-off having identified financial problems at Co-operative bank before its downgrade to 'junk'.
Cornelian Asset Managers' chief investment officer Hector Kilpatrick has taken some profits on equities and bumped up his Treasury weightings.
A roundup of some of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including HSBC and Jelf.
Hargreaves Lansdown's Lee Gardhouse has landed just shy of £1 million after selling 100,000 shares in the firm.
PIMCO bond star increases weightings across host of asset classes, including upping his already significant position in treasuries.
Aberdeen’s Max Wolman believes investors should shift a portion of their fixed income allocation out of over-indebted developed countries into higher yielding emerging markets, despite the long-held view emerging market debt is much riskier.
Japan's Nikkei 225 jumps 3.6% and the FTSE 100 nears its all-time high as investors celebrate last week's US jobs figures.
Warren Buffett has dismissed Bill Gross' 'new normal' theory, telling the audience at Berkshire Hathaway's annual general meeting it 'doesn't make any difference' to him what the veteran bond investor thinks.
Fears about growth in China have resurfaced after figures for the first quarter disappointed investors, making the once thriving tiger look more like a pussycat. But nearby Macau is bucking this trend thanks to its thriving gaming industry.
The level and trend of UK inflation has been a hotly contested subject for some time, even during the economic slump in recent years.
M&G Investments' head of retail fixed fixed interest outlines five reasons why new Bank of England governor may find things a little trickier than he anticipated.
The focus may be on unsustainably low sovereign debt yields, but Invesco Perpetual’s co-head of fixed interest Paul Causer has warned that high yield is overvalued and investors in ‘cocos’ are at significant risk of losing capital.
Investec Emerging Markets LC Debt co-manager Werner Gey van Pittius says the monetary easing policy sparked by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and the Cyprus debt crisis have made it hard to assess the relative value of emerging market (EM) currencies in the past few months.
The central bank barbers are coming warns the PIMCO bond veteran who expects a spate of stealth taxes on investments.
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