equities

Mar 21, 2016

Graph downActive funds in Europe focused on Dutch equities have the worst record for underperforming their benchmarks, with 100% of them seeing losses against their reference indices over a five-year period.

Mar 21, 2016

Emerging markets sign1Flows into emerging market equities and bonds were supported by expectations that the US Federal Reserve would hold interest rates last week, data shows.

Mar 18, 2016

Matthieu DuncanMatthieu Duncan is to be Natixis Asset Management’s next chief executive after Pascal Voisin emailed staff to announce his resignation last week.

Mar 17, 2016

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Boerse will create one of the largest exchanges in the world through their so-called “merger of equals” announced yesterday.

Mar 17, 2016

GavelA former Schroders equities trader pleaded guilty to nine counts of insider dealing this week, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 16, 2016

Erik RubinghErik Rubingh, head of systematic strategies at BMO Global Asset Management, discusses the benefits of style-based investing and its potential application for absolute returns.

Mar 16, 2016

EarthGeographical fund mandates have fallen out of favour, to be replaced by sector-specific approaches. However, Kit Klarenberg finds this development is not without risk. 

Mar 16, 2016

Stormy cloudsWith new players entering the exchange-traded funds market, David Stevenson asks providers which strategies they are employing in a volatile market.

Mar 16, 2016

Head to headA fragile currency, plunging returns on mining stocks, and fears of a downgrade to ‘junk’ status, provided plenty to discuss when Funds Europe visited South Africa. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Cape Town.

Mar 16, 2016

BeachFollowing a study of asset manager data, John Dowdall of Silverfinch finds that most insurers have not changed their asset allocation, despite the advent of Solvency II.

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