Trader Quits Morgan for Hedge Fund

Mr. Adams ran Morgan Stanley's interest-rates trading desk in Sydney, Australia, specializing in trading Australian and New Zealand government bonds. He also traded government bonds issued by governments throughout the Asian-Pacific Region.


Asia traders shatter tradition to get social

Social media is increasingly influencing the world of finance and investing. Some hedge funds use Twitter to capture investor sentiment on a given stock and some central banks use internet data to help them gauge economic conditions.


Schroders’ Turner cautiously bullish after difficult 2011

Jane Turner, manager of Schroders’ multi-manager funds, is cautious about the near-term outlook for markets following a difficult 2011 and a rally in which she was held back by exposure to US high-yield debt and defensive shares.


Market Vectors launches emerging markets bond ETF

HYEM seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of The BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield US Emerging Markets Liquid Corporate Plus Index (EMHY), which is comprised of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds issu


Where Does the Real Value Lie for Fixed Income?

Whether the recent shift in Treasury yields reflects a short-term event or the beginning of a real reversal, Mr. Popp suggests that the time may be right for investors to evaluate how an eventual rise in interest rates may impact their portfolios.


SIG launches new ‘DFM style’ Spectrum Select client reports

Previously only available to financial advisers who had £1 million invested in Skandia’s Spectrum range of risk targeted funds, Spectrum Select is a unique service which enables financial advisers to provide their clients with a highly persona