Bonds

Not all bonds are the same. But are any of them safe havens?

Government bonds shouldn’t be considered a safe haven asset, says Anthony Rayner, manager of Miton’s multi asset fund range.

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Property guru Kevin McCloud hands bond investors huge losses

The long-time presenter of Channel 4’s Grand Designs TV show had raised money from investors between 2013 and 2017 to fund his company, HAB.

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Why we’re sanguine in the face of Brexit and trade wars

Liontrusts Stuart Steven explains why he is cautiously positive on two major macro risks.

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What can a Victorian book about investing teach us?

fin de siècle tome about an anonymous womans investing experience in the 1890s reveals what has changed in 129 years - and what hasn’t, says Jenna Barnard.

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Mini-bond regulation to be reviewed after high-profile collapse

London Capital and Finance’s mini-bond went into administration at the start of the year, leaving 11,000 investors at risk of losing most of their money.

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Are bonds back in fashion?

UK retailers Next and Tesco have returned to the bond markets, attracting a significant amount of investor interest. Laura Gallacher considers the next likely candidate.

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High-yield bond market fundamentals are promising, but risks lie under the surface

So far, this year has seen a good market rally, but risks are building, warns Alex Ralph.

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Phil Milburn: Bond markets - can investors afford to ignore them?

While bonds are still expensive, they can no longer be ignored as they are starting to influence equity markets, writes Liontrusts Phil Milburn.

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Bond tips: time for defensive stance as bull market struggles

We round up the bond and multi-asset choices made by our panels of fund and investment trust experts.

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