Bonds

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Pure bond funds see ‘marked fall’ in investment

Pure bond funds have fallen out of favour with UK investors over the last year, according to Alliance Trust Savings, which has listed its best selling funds funds for 2016. There were none that appeared in the top 10 list, compared with the tax year end (1 March to 5 April 2016) when the Aviva Investors High Yield […]

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Get ready for the bond fund redemption wave

Bond firms face a liquidity crunch as fund managers are being urged to prepare to meet redemption requests if there is a sharp sell-off. A recent report form ratings agency Fitch warned of a mismatch within open-ended bond funds offering daily liquidity while holding less liquid securities. The report says the likelihood and impact of […]