The Pimco Income Fund has been in unprecedented demand with investors this year. We spoke to investors in the fund to find out why, and assess whether the fund is likely to continue its outperformance.
When did a 2% dip become a market correction?
Pictet AM’s chief strategist Luca Paolini tried to redefine the concept of a market correction this week, urging investors to take advantage of a 2% fall in asset prices to “rebuild positions in riskier assets”.
Wells Fargo AM launches European IG credit fund amid challenging outlook
Wells Fargo Asset Management isn’t afraid of a challenge. It has launched a European investment grade credit fund.
Vector Navigator – Bart van de Ven’s favourite fund
Vector Navigator is the name of the global equity fund most close to Bart van de Ven’s heart. It’s a long-standing name in the client portfolios of the Belgian wealth manager Accuro.
Is the EMD buying spree going to hold this time?
Saudi Arabia’s record debt sale last week showed that emerging market bonds remain in strong demand with yield-hungry investors. However, the question is whether appetite could reverse as quickly as it has in the past.
Is there a future for single country equity funds?
European equities have been the best-selling asset class with European investors in recent history. However, this hasn’t benefited those funds that invest exclusively in equities listed in one particular European country.
Part 2 of 2 – Absolute return funds cannot deliver what they promise, says Van de Ven
In part two of this video interview, Bart van de Ven of Belgian wealth manager Accuro explains why he doesn’t like absolute return funds and why he prefers to keep some cash on the sidelines instead.
Part 1 of 2 – “Volatility is not the biggest risk for portfolios”
Bart van de Ven of Belgian wealth manager Accuro has slashed his allocation to bonds, he tells EIE’s Tjibbe Hoekstra in a video interview. He believes investors should accept higher volatility in their portfolios to be able to attain their investment goals.