Jun 09, 2011

Chess_boardInstitutional investors increasingly regard emerging markets as strategic investments, not tactical ones, according to a new report from Schroders' head of emerging market equities, Allan Conway.

Jun 07, 2011

DWS_logoGermany, the post-financial crisis economic powerhouse of Europe, could see record highs in its DAX stock market this year, said Henning Gebhardt, head of European equities at DWS Investments, Deutsche Bank's fund house.

Jun 06, 2011

Skandia_logoSkandia Investment Group (Sig) has replaced Epoch Investment Partners with Lapides Asset Management. The US-based boutique has been appointed to run a £45m (€50m) US mid-cap value mandate as part of Sig's flagship Skandia Global Dynamic Equity Fund.

Jun 03, 2011

IndicesRatings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) is launching a second series of risk control indices that the firm claims will control volatility while offering good yields.

Jun 02, 2011

Emerging markets1In response to continued investor demand for emerging market exposure, AllianceBernstein has launched a multi-asset strategy offering exposure to these regions.

Jun 01, 2011

mining_machine_410The surge in natural resource demand driven by emerging market growth is set to continue, meaning natural resource equities will be a safe growth bet, according to Schroders.

May 31, 2011

Businessman hurdleThe Swedish state pension fund AP7 has appointed BNY Mellon to provide derivatives collateral management services.

May 23, 2011

windfarm 410Fund manager GLG Partners, which is owned by the major alternative investment company Man Group, has launched a sustainability equity fund and claims that sustainability is set to be “one of the largest areas of global capital investment over the coming decades”.

May 23, 2011

octopus-investmentsConcern that China will bring in over-tight monetary policy and suffer a 'hard landing' is the main source of uncertainty in the equity markets, according to Lothar Mentel, CIO at Octopus Investments, a London-based investment firm with $2.5bn under management.

May 20, 2011

MeditationThe Nordic equity markets have had a good run, but the beginning of this year may not bode so well. Angèle Spiteri Paris analyses investor appetite