equities

Sep 16, 2011

Japanese-yenStock pickers are far more bullish on Japan than top-down managers, says Standard & Poor's Fund Services in its latest review of the sector.

Sep 14, 2011

Rio_de_JaneioroSchroders has launched a new fund that invests in Brazilian equities expected to benefit from the country's domestic growth stories.

Sep 14, 2011

Euro sign1Global fund managers have dumped European equities this month as the Eurozone has become the “epicentre of the current crisis”, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey finds.

Sep 13, 2011

SharesInvestors will soon realise that the growing pool of high-yield corporate bonds is underpriced given the health of corporate balance sheets, according to Stephen Drew, the head of F&C Thames River's global credit team.

Sep 05, 2011

Pensioner-with-caneTotal assets of the world's largest 300 pension funds grew by US$1.2 trillion (€845bn) in 2010, according to data released today by the consultancy Towers Watson.

Sep 01, 2011

Gold-barsWhich allocations will protect investors in these troubled times? George Mitton examines the outlook for key asset classes­.

Sep 01, 2011

AppleThere are signs that approaches to investing in alternatives are changing. Fiona Rintoul finds that some investors group long/short investment into a broader equity allocation. However, complexity dissuades other investors.


Sep 01, 2011

ButlerApproaches to equity investment have been shaped by the 2008 crisis. Mark McFee finds evidence of this in the August sell-off and looks at some of the current thinking surrounding investment for institutions, retail and wealthy clients.


Sep 01, 2011

STEEL-YENInvesting in commodities can protect against wars and supply shocks while cashing in on emerging market growth. But the asset class is blamed for worsening hunger in the Third World, finds George Mitton.


Sep 01, 2011

Rudolf-ApenbrinkHaving returned last year from Asia to become Emea head of HSBC's fund management business, Rudolf Apenbrink still has a keen eye on emerging markets, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

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