equities

Nov 17, 2011

Map_of_IndiaBaring Asset Management has unveiled Baring India fund, betting on consumption, infrastructure, financials and information technology.

Nov 14, 2011

Japanese womenJapan's economy rebounded with strong growth in the third quarter after three quarters of decline, evidence that the country is recovering from damage inflicted by the earthquake and tsunami that hit in March.

Nov 03, 2011

IndicesInvestors should be careful before adopting a bond index as their benchmark, because these indices are more complex and may be less stable than they imagine, according to a report by the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Nov 03, 2011

growthAberdeen Asset Management is hoping to meet clients' demands for equity-like returns in a volatile environment by launching two diversified growth funds.

Nov 02, 2011

Birds-2Blanket selling of risky assets has created echoes of 2008, when asset prices flocked south together. George Mitton asks if pension funds have learned to protect themselves this time around.


Nov 02, 2011

ExplorerAs investors move further into emerging markets, where does this leave hedge funds? Nick Fitzpatrick says that following the summer equity sell-off the industry is at an important juncture for proving itself mature enough to become a portfolio staple.


Nov 02, 2011

DetectiveThere is surprisingly little statistical evidence proving a correlation between corporate governance and investment returns. But lessons can be learnt from a concept unique to Brazil. Stefanie Eschenbacher takes a closer look.


Nov 02, 2011

­Emerging-marketsThe 'great recession' has enhanced the case for investing in emerging economies, say George R Hogue and Solomon Tadesse of State Street.

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

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