Bonds

The best way to invest in bonds

The best way to invest in bonds

Investors must look beyond traditional 'safe' bonds and adopt a more flexible approach to address rising interest rates and inflation concerns, argues funds analyst Dzmitry Lipski.

Should bond investors prepare for summertime blues?

Should bond investors prepare for summertime blues?

Phil Milburn, co-manager of the Kames High Yield Bond fund, considers whether the bond market will wobble in the summer months.

Volatility the biggest risk investors face in 2017

Volatility the biggest risk investors face in 2017

Volatility is the biggest pothole in the path to mouthwatering returns, warns Ken Fisher, but interest rate risk, inflation risk and political risk shouldn't be underestimated either.

Here's how inflation could top 4% in 2017

Here's how inflation could top 4% in 2017

Rory McPherson at Psigma reckons inflation may grow much faster than the Bank of England thinks next year. Here, he explains why - and how to position your portfolio for it.

Why markets are wary as European elections loom

markets wary european elections Marine Le Pen 5 star movement populism

December's referendum in Italy and elections in France and Germany next year could have seismic effects on markets, warns David Zahn, who explores how it may play out.

Why stocks are not the only game in town

Why stocks are not the only game in town unloved assets fixed income bonds

In his Monday Morning Call, American money manager Lance Roberts reveals one of the "most unloved" asset classes to own currently.

Brexit: how bond markets have reacted

Brexit EU referendum bond markets reaction gilts quality UK growth EM debt

Violent moves in equities and sterling grabbed headlines, but Brexit has seriously impacted debt markets too. Andre Severino at Nikko Asset Management provides expert analysis.

Why high-yield bonds are shares on steroids

high yield bonds junk stocks equities return loan small companies debt

High-yield, or 'junk', bonds should be handled with care, says Tom Stevenson at Fidelity, but the returns can be stellar - and now could be the time to buy.

22 fund and trusts to see you through stockmarket volatility

22 fund and trusts to see you through stockmarket volatility

Market ructions have thrown up opportunities for value and contrarian investors, while UK smaller companies have avoided the storms.

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Growth portfolios make up ground - model portfolio April 15 update

Money Observer's growth-based portfolios shine as stockmarket investors favour wider range of shares.

62007