equities

Aug 15, 2011

Water_tapGlobal outflows from a number of fund sectors in the week ending 10 August hit levels not seen since the financial crisis in 2008.

Aug 15, 2011

tearing_hair_outIt might not be surprising to find that Credit Suisse's Global Risk Appetite Index, which ranges between 'panic' and 'euphoria', was in panic zone last week, but it might be a surprise that not everyone was panicking.

Aug 15, 2011

gold-bars1The contrast between falling prices of industrial metals and the soaring value of precious metals such as gold underlines the troubled economic conditions facing investors this year.

Aug 11, 2011

emerging_shoots_410S&P Indices has launched an index comprised of equities issued by emerging market companies outside of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India and China) markets, and Taiwan and South Korea.

Aug 11, 2011

aviva_gerth2_410Aviva Investors has sold its Australian equities business - Aviva Investors Australia (AIA) - to nabInvest, National Australia Bank's direct asset management business.

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.

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