The Debt Management Office (DMO) has sold a new tranche of long-dated index-linked treasury gilts at a gross real redemption yield of -1.32%, a record low which experts say is due to "structural" market imbalances.
Stuart Lingard, director of global fixed income product management at Franklin Templeton Investments, challenges the perception that active, less constrained fixed income means more risk.
Since de-risking took off at the turn of the millennium, FTSE 100 pension fund bond holdings have increased to a peak of 59% of total assets, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Investors must tread cautiously when searching for yield in emerging market debt (EMD), HSBC Global Asset Management has cautioned.
Professional Pensions editor-in-chief Jonathan Stapleton talks to Alex Gitnik of Standard Life Investments about the role fixed income plays in a pension scheme portfolio
BNY Mellon head of DC Catherine Doyle interviews Newton Investment Management portfolio manager Paul Brain about how unconstrained bond strategies can protect DC investors from rising interest rates.
BNY Mellon head of DC Catherine Doyle interviews Newton portfolio manager Paul Brain explains how the Newton Global Dynamic Bond Fund can be used by DC schemes.
Louise Potgieter speaks to BNY Mellon head of DC Catherine Doyle about the role unconstrained bond investing can play in both the accumulation and decumulation phases of DC schemes.
Professional Pensions assembled a panel of four industry experts to talk about the outlook for fixed income investments.
TwentyFour Asset Management and Numis Securities are launching a listed bond fund to raise between £100m and £200m.
The Government will pave the way for the issuance of ‘super-long' gilts by removing the current maturity cap.
The government should issue RPI-linked gilts with floor to hedge against deflation, rather than issue 100-year gilts, Hymans Robertson argues.
The Pension Protection Fund has added 10 firms to its panel of active bond managers in a bid to broaden its fixed income portfolio.
Last week the yield on UK gilts dropped below US treasuries as the Bank of England's quantitative easing programme continued to impact the market.
Andrew Short points to the massive consumer potential of India and China
The panellists discuss if pension schemes should be upping their allocation to fixed income, the ramifications of the budget and the 100-year bond
Towers Watson has downgraded global ten to 15-year government bonds to "highly unattractive" - warning premiums can no longer compensate pension schemes for taking duration risk.
Pension schemes are missing the "biggest opportunity in recent history" to improve their funding levels by continuing to buy sovereign bonds, Gatemore Capital Management warns.
Rising investment grade corporate bond credit spreads are offering pension funds more value than at any time since the 2009 financial crisis, a fund manager says.
Nearly three-quarters of investment professionals believe government bonds are overvalued, research from CFA UK reveals.
The government has said it will not issue CPI-linked gilts in 2012-13, saying the move would not be cost effective and would involve "a number of risks".
The National Employment Savings Trust Corporation today invited bidders for its actively-managed sterling bond fund mandate.