Jan 18, 2016

Handshake contractSwiss asset management boutique, Unigestion, has launched two multi-factor equity funds in collaboration with a client, RPMI Railpen, the investment manager for the UK’s Railways Pension Scheme.

Jan 14, 2016

Financial crisisThe Royal Bank of Scotland has warned clients to “sell everything except high quality bonds” in advance of a “cataclysmic year” in which European and US stock markets could slump by up to 20%, and the price of oil could collapse to $16 a barrel.

Jan 13, 2016

Chess boardBlackRock is combining its active equities strategies as part of far reaching changes to its global investments platform.

Jan 11, 2016

ToreadorSpain’s funds industry may have displayed many signs of recovery last year as the country managed to repair its economy, but political uncertainty has led Julius Baer to downgrade it to Neutral.

Jan 11, 2016

Big BenAxa Investment Managers is to launch an unconstrained multi-cap UK equities fund in March.

Jan 07, 2016

Tel Aviv Stock ExchangeThe Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (Tase) expects to attract more international investors following a strategic agreement with exchange provider Nasdaq.

Jan 06, 2016

TeamEdinburgh-based active equity firm Martin Currie has bought an investment team from London-based long/short Japan equity boutique, PK Investment Management.

Jan 04, 2016

City of LondonMany more UK investment professionals perceive bonds to be overvalued than they did in the third quarter of 2015, while over half also see developed market equities as too expensive.

Jan 04, 2016

Chinese equities downChinese shares plummeted on the first day of trading for 2016, after data showed that the manufacturing sector had weakened for the fifth month in a row. This dip triggered China’s newly created circuit breakers, which halted trading as markets fell by more than 7%.

Dec 23, 2015

US federal reservePictet Asset Management has raised its exposure to equities in light of the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike.