Bonds

Solar power sector set to shine in Active Income Portfolio

Solar power sector set to shine in Active Income Portfolio

Our active income portfolio is pulling out of a profitable global investment and reinvesting the cash in UK-based solar power generation.

Bonds could suffer a 90s-style crash, says veteran manager

Bonds could suffer a 90s-style crash, says veteran manager

Forward guidance and unprecedented levels of QE have caused a dangerous dislocation in fixed income markets, reckons Bill Eigen.

Fund to watch: Invesco Perpetual Tactical Bond

Fund to watch: Invesco Perpetual Tactical Bond

Veterans Paul Causer and Paul Read, co-managers of Invesco Perpetual Tactical Bond fund, believe there are better rewards in credit risk than interest risk.

The Briefing: Strategic bonds

The Briefing: Strategic bonds

There are a number of reasons to love the Strategic Bond sector, says Moneywise's Rob Griffin.

Consistently great mixed asset funds - Premier League 2014 annual review

Consistently great mixed asset funds - Premier League 2014 annual review

The three mixed asset funds in our Premier League cater for investors with various risk profiles and investment aims, although they all focus on income to some degree.

Investors should "snap up" high-yield bonds

Investors should "snap up" high-yield bonds

A dramatic recent fall in the price of high-yield bonds presents a buying opportunity, says Legg Mason affiliate Western Asset.

Consistently great bond funds - Premier League 2014 annual review

Consistently great bond funds - Premier League 2014 annual review

An Artemis fund takes over from Jupiter in the strategic bond sector, while the global bonds category returns to the Premier League fold.

Readying for dividend cuts in Active Income Portfolio

Readying for dividend cuts in Active Income Portfolio

Heather Connon has acted on correction fears by halving the Active Income Portfolio's holding in a UK-focused trust and adding a property fund.

Strategic approach makes the most of bullish bond markets

Strategic approach makes the most of bullish bond markets

Bond fund returns, in particular sterling strategic fund returns, have shot up this year, but interest rate rises could bring them back to earth.

Find the best way to boost your income

Find the best way to boost your income

Head of investment at Interactive Investor Rebecca O'Keeffe outlines what options are available to provide income in today's low interest rate environment.

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