Bonds

Fund profile: Standard Life Emerging Market Debt

Fund profile: Standard Life Emerging Market Debt

Money Observer Rated Fund Standard Life Emerging Market Debt has 89% invested in US dollar bonds.

Fund Awards 2014: Global Bonds

Fund Awards 2014: Global Bonds

The Legg Mason Brandywine Global Fixed Income fund achieved more than double the return of the global bond sector over three years.

Fund Awards 2014: UK Bonds

Fund Awards 2014: UK Bonds

The winner of this year's large UK bond fund award is managed by Eric Holt, who has also carried off the trophy for the best ethical bond fund.

What to consider when investing

What to consider when investing

Risk is an inherent part of investing but it is possible for cautious and balanced investors to control that risk by spreading their money across a variety of asset classes.

Income streams from alternative sources

Income streams from alternative sources

In the current climate it makes sense to diversify your income stream and there are a number of "offbeat" sources of income that investors could consider.

US equities split asset allocation panellists

US equities split asset allocation panellists

While equities don't look cheap, they probably constitute better value than most other asset classes, says Robert Talbut of Royal London.

Long-term value emerges in BRIC markets

Long-term value emerges in BRIC markets

Nearly all of the asset allocation panellists are in favour of emerging markets - only Keith Wade at Schroders is sceptical.

Viewpoint: Which asset class will you choose for your ISA?

Viewpoint: Which asset class will you choose for your ISA?

Fidelity's Tom Stevenson talks through the outlook for the five main types of asset for ISA portfolios over the next year.

Panel forecasts financial events of 2013

Financial events of 2013 largely forecast by panellists

Money Observer panellists Chris Wyllie, Rob Burdett, Michael Turner, Robert Talbut and Keith Wade made the right calls with their 2013 outlooks.

Bonds rumble but fail to tumble

Talk of a great investment outflow has proved premature.

There have been tremors in fixed-interest markets, but talk of a great investment outflow has proved premature.

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