Aug 19, 2019

New technologies and geo-politics will be high on the agenda at key funds industry events in the coming weeks, including at the London conference of Jersey Finance and at the Sibos banking tech event.

Aug 13, 2019

The German funds industry has enjoyed a positive first half to the year, recording inflows of €42 billion primarily generated by open-ended Spezialfonds.

Aug 13, 2019

RWC Partners has added to its global equities team with the hiring of two analysts to newly-created roles based in London, where the asset manager is headquartered.

Aug 12, 2019

Global exchange-traded funds (ETFs) flows shifted in July as investors turned to equities for the first time this year with the asset class receiving inflows of €28 billion.

Aug 07, 2019

BrexitThe UK funds industry has racked up billions of pounds of fund outflows to offshore centres this year due mainly to Brexit uncertainty.

Aug 06, 2019

UK equityThe drop in the value of sterling and deteriorating investor confidence are driving Britain’s share of international investment funds to new lows, according to a survey of 250 international funds with a combined $450 billion (€402 billion) of assets under management.

Aug 05, 2019

Global_bondsLondon-based Aviva Investors has launched two unconstrained global equity funds.

Aug 01, 2019

US_federal_reserve_buildingInvestment managers view the Federal Reserve’s first rate cut since 2008 as a relatively isolated event and not as the start of another phase of quantitative easing that would power equity markets higher.

Aug 01, 2019

Closing_down_signsStock markets have rallied since 2012 but more recent fears of impending recession have caused investors to buy lower-risk high quality companies.

Jul 31, 2019

Woodford fund lockedInvestors in Neil Woodford’s flagship equity fund are likely to remain locked in until early December following the decision to extend its suspension further.