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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. UK & Article 50 – “It’s the End of the World as We Know It”  Last week, following a bit of back-and-forth between the lower House of Commons and upper House of Lords, legislation was introduced that allows UK … Continue reading

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

 1. ECB Meeting 24 hours. That’s the time it took the ECB hawks to break ranks and confirm what most of us suspected – that the ECB Governing Council had discussed a rate hike at the previous day’s meeting. Despite … Continue reading

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

 1. European Inflation – a Black Swan?  Some things can truly be described as rare events – the wrong film being announced as an Oscar winner and the discovery of 7 new planets being two recent examples. Last week we … Continue reading

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

1. The French Connection The major talking point in European Investment Grade Fixed Income markets last week was the sudden and violent widening of non-core markets against Germany. It was most evident in France, but also occurred in Italy, Portugal … Continue reading

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

1. Euro-area Inflation: Frankfurt – We Have A Problem We mentioned in last week’s blog about the likelihood that Euro-area inflation would show a significant increase when the January numbers were released. We began to get an indication that the … Continue reading

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