equities

Mar 18, 2011

eyeAt the end of 2010, fund managers were optimistic about the 2011 outlook for public equities and emerging markets, despite potentially higher volatility.

Mar 17, 2011

ETFBut the growth of alternative strategies that are being sold as ETFs is a challenge for the industry and for investors, says Debbie Fuhr of BlackRock

Mar 16, 2011

Falling_into_lineThe growth of alternative Ucits funds has thrust some asset managers into an unfamiliar world of compulsory checks and limits. Nicholas Pratt looks at how compliance management systems are helping them meet regulatory requirements

Mar 16, 2011

Food_for_thoughtBlame the political uprisings in the Mena region for a drop in emerging market local currency debt yields at your peril, writes Fiona Rintoul. This asset class is more resilient than you think

Mar 16, 2011

Cover_story_picRisk systems and regulations have centred on the quantitative and not the qualitative. Nicholas Pratt looks at the juggling required in the world of non-financial risk and asks whether more systematic rigour can be applied

Mar 14, 2011

cutting_the_ribbonInsynergy is launching an emerging market equities fund that will target an income yield of 4.5% while also offering good income growth prospects.

Feb 28, 2011

Ed-Rosengarten_410M&G Investments has lost its chief executive of equities, Ed Rosengarten, to a small privately owned firm with asset management ambitions.

Feb 23, 2011

The New York Roundtable: in the second part of our New York panel discussion, Messrs Bowman, Masterson, Rudenstine, Salus and Wallace focus on US relationships with a variety of markets and drivers for development.

Feb 23, 2011

german_car_160German equity markets were the best performers in the developed world last year. Unfortunately, the Germans remained largely in bonds. Fiona Rintoul looks at why the German market did so well, and asks if it's time to get out.

Feb 23, 2011

planetsInvestment managers are explaining how to deal with Solvency II, the tough capital-adequacy rules for insurance companies. Convertibles, emerging market bonds and derivatives could be sought-after assets. By Nick Fitzpatrick

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