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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. Eurobonds – Myth or Reality? The whole topic of Eurobonds has gradually been appearing on the investment horizon in Europe again, having been discretely consigned to the basement for some time now. The concept is probably familiar to many … Continue reading

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

1. UK Election – Dis-May in the UK Well, that didn’t go to plan, did it? Football pundit Gary Lineker said that UK Prime Minister Theresa May “had won own goal of the season”, whilst ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer (and … Continue reading

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

1. Euro area – Firing on all Cylinders Data released last week highlight the extent of the dilemma facing the ECB over the coming months. Purchasing Manager Indices (PMI’s) for the Euro area, and survey data for Germany, both pointed … Continue reading

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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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