Fixed income funds enjoyed a good year in 2020, with strong investment flows from investors seeking safety in central bank-supported bonds, as the pandemic ripped apart stock markets.
PGIM has expanded its environmental, social and governance (ESG) offerings with the launch of the PGIM Global Total Return ESG Bond Fund.
Austrian bank Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has partnered with AxeTrading, a fixed income trading software company, and Integral, an FX technology provider, to deliver a trading solution for their bond trading clients by providing real-time streaming of FX prices into their bond trading workflow.
Overbond’s fixed income artificial intelligence (AI) now offers protocol and system agnostic integration with venues and e-trading systems used by sell-side and buy-side trading desks thanks to a strategic alliance with electronic trading innovator, Rapid Addition.
Vanguard has launched a broad market international bond index fund, Vanguard Total International Bond II Index Fund, which provides international fixed income exposure for Vanguard Target Retirement Funds, Vanguard Target Retirement Trusts, and Vanguard LifeStrategy Funds. They will be the only investors in the new fund.
Manulife Investment Management, the global wealth and asset management division of Manulife Financial Corporation, has launched its Sustainable Asia Bond Fund in Europe.
Manulife Investment Management has launched its Sustainable Asia Bond Fund in Europe. The fund seeks to invest in Asian fixed income securities with superior sustainability attributes.
A new year in Chinese markets: Global investor allocations to China debt and equities set for continued growth
As Chinese New Year celebrations draw near, investor expectations for China’s equity and debt markets are set high for the Year of the Ox.
GAM Investments has launched a sustainable local emerging market bond strategy. The new investment approach was developed in close partnership with VBV-Pensionskasse, a leading pension fund for sustainable investments in Austria.
Investors pulled back from equity funds in January, with appetite for risk assets dampening as global coronavirus cases registered a post-holiday surge.