equities

Aug 10, 2011

dripping_tap_410Two-thirds of fixed-income managers are expecting lower inflows into bond funds in the second half the year, according to a survey by Fitch Ratings.

Aug 01, 2011

Hand-shake-femaleLondon fund management firm Schroders today announced the appointment of Nicholette MacDonald-Brown as a fund manager within its European equities team.

Jul 26, 2011

ETFState Street Global Advisors' SPDR exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform has launched of a range of products on the London Stock Exchange.

Jul 25, 2011

14.10 HandshakePSigma Investment Management has appointed Cofunds, an independent investment platform, as a custodian to the majority of its unit trusts held in private client portfolios.

Jul 25, 2011

Greek-crisisWhile walking my dog on Saturday, I was accosted on the street by a little girl of about five. "Amy Winehouse is dead!" she announced. "Dead!" she repeated when I failed to evaporate with shock.

Jul 22, 2011

CakeEurope's pension schemes must transform their asset allocations if they are to balance de-risking with members' needs, but George Mitton finds that they will struggle to manage the shift on their own.

Jul 22, 2011

TreeThe financial crisis revealed flaws in pension fund benchmarks. But until these tools evolve more, trustees need to consider how to best use them and avoid being led astray, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.


Jul 22, 2011

UrwinWaring1Pension funds that are neither big nor small would benefit from appointing an external, delegated CIO. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to Andrew Waring of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund which has recently appointed Roger Urwin to this role.

Jul 22, 2011

Senior representatives from custody banks discuss the changes taking place around the pricing of custody and related services against a backdrop of increasing regulatory risk. They also consider the evolution of outsourcing and changes in OTC derivatives processing. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

HiredThere are those who say many of us still lack enough exposure to emerging markets. As problems in the developed world persist, Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund managers why he should invest in their particular assets.

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