equities

Apr 19, 2011

BuddaGold is considered a safe-haven investment and that's not about to change. But the market could see more such funds coming out of China as demand in the region increases. George Mitton reports

Apr 19, 2011

Shot_glassHigh-yield bonds are much in demand among investors. Nicholas Pratt examines how post-trade processes are coping with the rising volume

Apr 19, 2011

Recycling_signRecent fund data showed outflows from bonds. Yet the high-yield sector remains popular. George Mitton discovers how the financial crisis helped this asset class rid itself of a bad reputation

Apr 18, 2011

Adopting a multi-boutique approach to stave off competition from investment banks has paid dividends for some asset management firms. Edited by Angèle Spiteri Paris.

Apr 18, 2011

cactusGlobal economic shocks have failed to capsize the equity market, which remains 'remarkably resilient', according to Tristan Hanson, head of asset allocation at Ashburton.

Apr 15, 2011

AndyAndy Lin is the type of person that European fund managers should get used to hearing about. If investment managers from the emerging world really are to compete globally with their developed-world counterparts for the assets of the future then Lin, the 37-year-old CEO of China Universal Asset Management, is quite likely to be visible among the vanguard.

Apr 11, 2011

13.10-Arrow-up_webFund managers specialising in emerging markets (EMs) could see a sizable increase in business as demand for EM equity and debt from US institutions is expected to surge. Further partnerships between global and local EM managers are also likely.

Apr 04, 2011

mining_machine_410RAB Capital is launching two Ucits III funds with a combined initial size of US$100m (€70m) that will invest in mining and precious metals 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

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