Fundsters whose offerings include go-anywhere bond funds may feel a bit more buzz this week.
Ben Edwards and Nick Cawley of the Wall Street Journal dig into
the rise of such unconstrained or absolute return bond funds, both here and in Europe. They note that, year-to-date as of October 31, go-anywhere bond funds gained $70 billion in net inflows, up 30 percent from 2012. European go-anywhere bond funds' net inflows rose 50 percent in the first nine months of the year.
Those who weighed in for the article include: Sabrina Callin
, managing director at Pimco
]; Henry Stipp
, co-head of emerging markets at Ameriprise's Threadneedle
; and Ross Pamphilon
, co-chief investment officer at Wells Fargo's
] ECM Asset Management
specifically mentioned William Eigen's
$6.7-billion J.P. Morgan Asset Management Income Opportunity Fund
] and Threadneedle's Absolute Emerging Market Macro Fund
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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