UC AXI Global CoCo Bonds Ucits ETF provides investors with access to the entire liquid CoCo bond market
The asset class can give protection but selectors argue that finding the right manager is difficult
Slowing growth and shift in central bank rates policy could have impact on hybrid securities market
Hybrid securities tend to perform well during periods of above-average market volatility, according to Franklin Templeton
Long/short fund will target 5-8% with limited downside
Surge in issuance of hybrid securities provides range of new opportunities, according to NN Investment Partners
Hybrid securities can provide higher yields during tightening cycles and have seen an uptick in demand this year
China Post Global has launched a euro-based ETF on a European bank CoCo bond index.
As interest rate hikes loom and quantitative easing ends investors need to be creative to find value in fixed income according to a bonds market expert.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is focusing part of its fixed income portfolio on global convertible bonds due to expectations of higher interest rates and a stronger equity market over the next 12 months, but fund selectors are only mildly interested in the asset class.