equities

Jan 19, 2012

Wold-communicationGlobal macro-discretionary is the preferred strategy for more than half of 50 active investors who were surveyed about their allocations to Ucits funds that employ alternative investment strategies.

Jan 19, 2012

Rejected stampFidelity is calling for boards to give shareholders more power to veto boardroom bonuses, in a bid to make executive remuneration more transparent and simple.

Jan 18, 2012

Europe_mapThreadneedle Investments has launched an absolute return fund investing in pan-European Equities.

Jan 17, 2012

boardroom_signNewton, a London-based asset manager owned by BNY Mellon Asset Management, has appoint Jeff Munroe, its chief investment officer, as head of global equities.

Jan 16, 2012

graph_up_downHedge fund investors may invest up to $400 billion (€315.4 billion) in 2012, a mixture of money re-allocated from other asset classes, and existing investments switched between portfolios already in the sector.

Jan 16, 2012

Downing-streetGovernment bonds are considered most overvalued relative to fair value on a one-year time horizon, according to a number of UK-based investment professionals.

Dec 19, 2011

multi_asset2Russell Investments is to launch a Ucits IV single manager fund to be run by German boutique managers Mack & Weise Vermögensverwaltung.

Dec 19, 2011

ChinaChina is launching a trial programme to open up Chinese equities and bonds to investments made in offshore renminbi in Hong Kong.

Dec 19, 2011

PensionersMajor UK pension fund investors have called on FTSE, the index provider, to increase the amount of shares in FTSE companies that are publicly available to 50% - which is beyond the 25% proposed by the index firm.

Dec 14, 2011

Euro_greeceWith the debt crisis spiralling out of control, you would think only a madman would invest in the eurozone. But there are pockets of value in the equity market, finds George Mitton.

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