Investec launches bond fund for rising interest rates
Investec Asset Management is targeting UK advisers and wealth managers with the launch of an Oeic version of its Global Total Return Credit Sicav, as it seeks to capture outflows from gilts and UK corporate bonds.
European ETF sales for March slowest in almost three years
Net new assets gathered by exchange traded products saw the lowest monthly net inflows in March since June 2015, according to data from ETFGI.
Chinese bonds add diversification to global index
The inclusion of Chinese bonds in the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Index is an incremental step in China opening up its economy that has been welcomed by investors, but their introduction to popular emerging market indices could be more disruptive.
Surging green bond market suffers diversification problem
A letter from Insight Investment calling for greater green bond issuance from banks highlights the lack of depth in the green bond space, despite the market growing significantly over the last year and the first green bond funds reaching their three-year track record.