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About David Greene

Client Portfolio Manager for European Fixed Income. Prior to joining Pioneer Investments, David was Managing Director of Conning Asset Management (Europe) Ltd, specialising in insurance asset management and responsible for the management of Conning’s non-US dollar fixed income assets. Before joining Conning, David was a Senior Portfolio Manager at KBC Asset Management Ltd, Ireland’s fourth-largest pension fund management company. At Pioneer Investments, David is responsible for the euro-domiciled fixed income products and his role involves explaining the investment philosophy, process and performance of the fixed income products, as well as providing updates on overall financial market performance, economic trends and the company’s economic outlook.

3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. ECB April Meeting– A Tin of Roses Minutes of the ECB meetings are a bit like a tin of Cadbury’s Roses sweets – there’s something for everyone inside. At first glance, there was nothing terribly exciting about the minutes … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Euro-area Unemployment – Smoke & Mirrors One of the pleasing signs of the Euro-area’s recovery in recent years has been the drop in the level of unemployment. Having peaked in March 2013 at a level of 12.1%, the unemployment … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. French Election Result As was widely expected, the second round of the French Presidential election yesterday saw Emmanuel Macron win by a comfortable majority, gaining 66% of the votes cast to 34% for Front Nationale’s Marine Le Pen. At … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Euro-area Inflation – Breaking the Market The Urban Dictionary defines the phrase “Breaking the Internet” as causing a large commotion on the World Wide Web with many social networks and news outlets discussing the same thing. Last Friday the … Continue reading

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3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

 1. UK – Some Easter Egg-citement No sooner had we recovered from the chocolate hangover of the Easter weekend than UK Prime Minister Theresa May pulled her own bunny out of a hat by announcing a surprise general election to … Continue reading

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