Oct 17, 2013

SurveyChinese credit ratings agency Dagong Global Credit Rating has downgraded the local and foreign US sovereign credit rating to A- from A, maintaining a negative outlook.

Oct 15, 2013

Federal Reserve buildingInstitutional investors are investing less in public markets and more in alternatives as they react to the prospect of tapering by the US Federal Reserve and

Oct 08, 2013

Survey1Two-fifths of pension scheme trustees are open to the idea of investing in new asset classes, says a report which underlines the growing demand for alternative investments.

Sep 30, 2013

DubaiSovereign wealth funds are increasing their allocations to alternative investments, with growth fastest in Middle East, though much of the investment work will be done in-house.

Sep 27, 2013

Bob-KneipThe wave of fund management regulation seen in recent years has raised new challenges for the industry. Bob Kneip, chief executive at KNEIP, argues that the obligations brought on by regulation can indeed be opportunities.

Sep 27, 2013

ParisThe secured loan market has been an area of relative safety for investors fleeing interest rate risk, says Adeel Shafiqullah at Pinebridge Investments.

Sep 06, 2013

LombardoPioneer Investments argued the case for a 'renaissance of risk' at its annual client investment conference, where Funds Europe was the media partnerMany fund selectors believe investors are on the verge of allocating a greater amount of money to equity investments and away from bonds.

Sep 06, 2013

In a quarter of a century of funds servicing, Luxembourg has had its ups and downs, but mainly its ups. Our panel of veterans looks back on the country's rise as a fund domicile. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 06, 2013

What do Luxembourg professionals think about the global funds industry? Our panellists say fees are mostly justified, distribution costs still too high, and challenges still remain for the development of Ucits. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and edited by George Mitton.

Jul 25, 2013

HospitalBlackRock says six pension schemes have allocated to a new fund that invests in alternative property assets in the UK, such as primary healthcare, student accommodation and