equities

Nov 11, 2009

The crisis has made defined benefit pension schemes even less viable than they were. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to fund managers and consultants to see what's being done to make the alternative, defined contribution schemes, more attractive.

Oct 06, 2009

Dr Gürman Tevfik, CEO of Is Asset Management (pictured), tells Funds Europe about the Turkish funds market and about how Is will develop in the future.

Oct 06, 2009

With emerging markets posting faster growth rates than developed markets, John Pollen, at Pioneer Investments, considers the extent of global dislocation.

Oct 06, 2009

Bharat Shah (pictured), CEO of India’s Ask Investment Managers, believes that India is set to benefit from global scepticism about the West. By Angèle Spiteri Paris...

Oct 06, 2009

Traditional assumptions about asset allocation, diversity and portfolio theory have broken down, writes Fiona Rintoul, and investors are struggling to find their way...

Sep 01, 2009

Switzerland has relatively lax laws regarding funding. Samuel Sender, of Edhec, talks about the challenges this poses...

Sep 01, 2009

Asset managers are forging more rigorous contracts with their custodians. Nick Fitzpatrick says the changes, which could affect prices, are revolutionary for an industry that’s three decades in the making...

Sep 01, 2009

It seems easier to devise yet another way to rank and evaluate the paper trail that is past performance than providing a qualitative assessment. Niklas Tell comments...

Aug 19, 2009

Shopping malls, infrastructure, timber: these have all been posited as lucrative investment opportunities in recent years. But while the idea of investing in art is as old as the hills, art works have as yet played hardly any role in the managed fund industry. New research from an assistant professor of finance at Maastricht University released last week suggests that could – and perhaps should – be about to change.

Aug 10, 2009

A recession surely isn't a good time for property investors to invest in shops. But some of them are. Nick Fitzpatrick visits the property market in the UK and Europe...

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