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Would you like to take a guess at just how big the bond market is? SIFMA, a US trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the securities industry, has released its 1Q21 Fixed Income Outstanding report and according to the report, the global bond market was...
Global investment manager Franklin Templeton has issued its midyear outlook, which presents market and investment views for the second half of the year and examines uneven global recovery from COVID-19. The outlook highlighted how emerging COVID-19 variants are adding new economic headwinds in parts of the world, while other countries...
Amundi, part of the Credit Agricole Group and Europe’s largest investment manager with EUR1.729 trillion in assets under management, has released its outlook for the second half of 2021. Here we republish key takeaways. Make sure you read to the end! There are some excellent portfolio allocation notes, risk...
Fixed Income News editorial director Elizabeth Moran talks to eInvest managing director Camilla Love about her career journey working in financial services, her passion projects including Future Women in Finance and eInvest's investment philosophy and funds. Elizabeth Moran: Camilla, Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you...
Recently, I’ve been looking at funds that have returned 10% plus in the last 12 months in the articles Two Fixed Income Funds Return 10%+ Over Last Year and More Fixed Income Funds Join The 10%+ Return Party. Concurrently, I’ve been doing some research on emerging market investments, using our...
Rising inflation fears and market uncertainty could boost the investment appeal of government bonds, an obvious safe-haven asset. Retail investors comprise only a negligible value of direct holdings of Australian government securities, which includes government bonds, with around 60% held by non-resident investors, according to the Australian Office of Financial Management...
By Ares Australia Management Market dislocations have become shorter and more frequent since the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”), also referred to as the Great Recession. The GFC along with prior dislocations, lasted two or more years. However, in March 2020 after COVID-19, the market retraced in just six months. Note: As of...
Fixed Income News Australia recently published Two fixed Income Funds return 10%+ over the last year and the article generated significant interest. Readers liked the direct comparison and an ex-colleague, Jon Sheridan from FIIG Securities, rightly pointed out that a year ago sub-investment grade credit hit a low point. Spreads for...
Article contributed by asset manager Ninety One China’s inclusion into major bond indices is an exciting step for this asset class. We look at five reasons why this is an increasingly important asset class for investors’ portfolios. China is not a typical emerging market. As the world’s largest official creditor nation,...
Guest author Phil Strano from Yarra Capital Management illustrates why it’s important for bond investors to understand if they are investing in a holding or an operating company. He cites recent issues from Aurizon and Charter Hall and explains Yarra Capital’s strategy. Robust primary corporate issuance in the Australian Medium...

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