Fixed income

  • M&G launches two-year European bond fund to capture higher rates opportunity

    01 March 2024

    Bond strategy aims to lock in 4.5% gross annualised returns

  • Winners of the 2024 Insurance Asset Risk awards

    29 February 2024

    Insurance Asset Risk is pleased to announce the winners of its 2024 awards

  • NN Group invests €350m in strategy that will look beyond traditional renewables investments

    26 February 2024

    Dutch insurer partners with Macquarie Asset Management to make debt deals

  • European govvies ripe for positive returns this year, Generali AM says

    22 February 2024

    Economic recovery in latter half of the year also likely to favour European credit

  • Amundi launches global short term bond fund

    20 February 2024

    Manager expects yields to stay above historical averages for prolonged period

  • Unipol posts 3.8% investment return as interest rates rise

    19 February 2024

    Higher rates also spurring plans for significant structural change at Italian group

  • Dai-ichi Life participates in Japan climate transition bond

    16 February 2024

    Bond raises JPY 800bn ($5.3bn)

  • Chart of the Week: EM sustainability govvies issuance doubled in 2023

    16 February 2024

    But DM issuance still far outgrows EMs who "need it the most" - and the investment case for insurers is not obvious, a head of RI tells Insurance Asset Risk

  • AXA IM launches global bond fund to back carbon transition opportunities

    14 February 2024

    Aon provided £127m of seed funding for the new vehicle

  • MS&AD units buy world's first transition sovereign bond

    14 February 2024

    Two Japanese insurers are committing JPY 2bn

  • Insurers set to ratchet up risk and back private equities in 2024

    14 February 2024

    Insurers are heaping a hearty portion of risk onto their 2024 investment plates, according to a survey from Ortec Finance, as 51% of insurer investment professionals surveyed believe the risk profile of the funds they help to manage has increased over the past 12 months, and 59% expect a further increase in the next 12 months - within which 14% predicting a "dramatic rise".

  • Solvency UK reform should boost insurer lending to real-economy, Mike Eakins says

    13 February 2024

    Changes to matching adjustment should achieve aim of increasing regional investment

  • Axa IM flies the flag for fixed income as economy shifts

    13 February 2024

    Arnaud Lebreton heralds moment of opportunity for insurers

  • M&G launches corporate bond fund in response to fixed income surge

    09 February 2024

    Asset manager foresees "big opportunities" for bond investors in 2024

  • US West Coast insurers face up to $40bn in corporate bonds climate- related losses

    07 February 2024

    Research commissioned by California's regulator has found