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Risk asset volatility guaranteed: Western Asset

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... made risk asset volatility a surety this year, according to Franklin Templeton's specialised investment managers Western Asset. However, Western Asset has said that despite geopolitical turbulence and elevated volatility, market opportunities do exist. ...

US fund manager hires former Legg Mason executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 28 JAN 2022
... and New Zealand operations for four years. In 2020, Franklin Templeton acquired Legg Mason and its subsidiaries Western Asset and ClearBridge Investments to create a $2.24 trillion investment powerhouse at the time. Sowerby previously worked as global ...

IAM Funds names inaugural chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... fund manager Fortlake Asset Management as executive director. Baird most recently spent more than four years at Western Asset Management as head of client services and marketing for Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that, he was an investment specialist ...

Good year for active managers in fixed income

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... five funds, but the majority (44) did not see a rating change. The six highly recommended funds were: Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Trust Class A, Macquarie Australian Fixed Interest Trust, PIMCO's Australian Bond Fund (Class A) and Australia ...

Investment Leadership Awards finalists named

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... Vanguard Global Infrastructure Index Fund Fixed Income - Aggregate Bonds Legg Mason Asset Management - Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Fund Macquarie Investment Management - Macquarie Australian Fixed Interest Fund Nikko AM - Nikko AM Australian ...

ASIC cleans up 'cash plus' funds

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
... fixed-income securities and mortgages. ASIC did not name any funds, but Financial Standard previously reported Vanguard, Western Asset and UBS are among the managers who have dropped the 'cash plus' or 'enhanced cash' name from their marketing in recent ...

Vanguard fund drops "cash plus" name

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... the investment strategy remains unchanged. Vanguard's name change follows similar moves by Legg Mason's Western Asset who switched from cash plus to "conservative income" and UBS Asset Management which renamed to "short term fixed income". [Legg ...

Morningstar upgrades four, downgrades 10

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... BetaShares Legg Mason strategy is a mirror of the long-running and successful unlisted Australian bond strategy run by Western Asset, Morningstar said. "We recognise the transparency this portfolio offers with daily holdings disclosure as being conducive ...

Credit value exists in emerging markets

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2020
... oil crash, a global fixed interest investment manager still sees value in the higher quality part of the market. Western Asset Management said the double-barreled shocks of coronavirus containment measures and the oil price collapse will still provide ...

Australia versus the world

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
... leverage. "Australia has hitherto avoided that problem," he said. Anthony Kirkham, portfolio manager for the Legg Mason Western Asset Australia Bond Fund said that whilst quantitative easing can broadly define what many central bank responses has been ...
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