equities

Aug 16, 2010

aberdeen_chinaregThe China Securities Regulatory Commission has awarded Aberdeen Asset Management a QFII license to invest in domestic Chinese securities with a view to increase its Asian fixed income reach but has no immediate plans to launch new funds.

Aug 09, 2010

German_equationThe German investment fund industry has recorded its highest half-year net inflows since 2007, according to data released today by the German trade association, the BVI.

Aug 03, 2010

NikkoNikko Asset Management has launched the first Tokyo-listed ETF (exchange traded fund) tracking the MSCI Japan Index and promised it to be one of the lowest cost ETF products linked to this index.

Jul 28, 2010

opencast_miningDemand for natural resources will support resource-related equities for much longer yet, says Daniel Wills of ETF Securities.

Jul 28, 2010

Jesus_rioThe Americas is attractive to asset managers, but North and South are divided by more than the Rio Grande

Jul 22, 2010

Gary_WithersFirst State Investments' new CEO Gary Withers plans to expand presence in Europe.

Jul 22, 2010

boutiquesBoutiques are today's buzzword as specialised asset management firms continue to spring up and lure managers away from larger firms, reports Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 19, 2010

OsmosisOsmosis Investment Management is a company that exemplifies many current trends in the European fund management industry. The London-based low carbons solutions boutique is part of the expanding universe of specialist small-sized investment management firms; it's part of the drive to incorporate a climate change perspective into investment; and it's also part of the ETF revolution.

 

Jun 15, 2010

Growth in Brazil is not just driven by commodities, but is largely in the hands of domestic consumers, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Jun 14, 2010

Martin Currie Investment Management, a Scottish-based fund manager, has agreed to acquire the Sofaer Capital European long/short equity business. Sofaer Capital currently manages approximately $280m (€230m) of assets, of which $140m is the Sofaer Capital European Hedge Fund.

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