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

1. German Short-Dated Bonds Revisited A couple of weeks ago in our blog we noted how the short-end of the German sovereign yield curve had become very expensive, and wondered if that richening, particularly against swaps, might reverse. Since then, … Continue reading

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

Brexit – “Since EU Been Gone” Song titles are popular amongst financial commentators to describe events in markets, and last week was no different. In our attempts to describe the triggering of Article 50 by the UK, we came up … Continue reading

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

1. UK Inflation A week after retiring Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) – member Kristen Forbes voted for a rate hike, the release of UK inflation data put further pressure on the Bank of England (BOE). With headline inflation increasing from … Continue reading

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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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