equities

Dec 19, 2017

HandshakeLondon-based fund distributor BennBridge has created two senior roles to the investment team of Pembroke, a global emerging-market long/short equity strategy, to work alongside chief investment officer, Sanjiv Bhatia.

Dec 18, 2017

Global_emerging_marketsNearly 100% of managers achieved positive returns in the emerging market equity universe in the third quarter of this year, powered by dollar weakness, rising commodity prices and Chinese economic momentum, research has found.

Dec 18, 2017

ETFsEuropean exchange-traded funds (ETFs) enjoyed net inflows of €9.5 billion in November, well above the rolling 12-month average of €7.4 billion a month.

Dec 18, 2017

Signing_deal.Luxembourg-based Fuchs Asset Management, a ‘ManCo’ provider, is to extend its services in the UK through a partnership with Lawson Conner Group, a compliance and regulatory outsourcing firm.

Dec 11, 2017

Rain_forestIf there’s one crucial global issue that fund managers are central to, it is ESG. Responsible investing is emerging as one of the largest investment trends, including in emerging markets. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Dec 11, 2017

Our New York panel discusses difficulties with international distribution, plus we hear a cautionary tale about factor analysis.

Dec 11, 2017

John_TroianoTwo years into his job as Schroders’ global head of distribution, John Troiano tells Mark Latham about how the firm continues to buck the trend towards passive investment and its preparations for MiFID II and Brexit.

Dec 11, 2017

Jean RabyJean Raby, the new head of Natixis Global Asset Management, tells Mark Latham of his plans to turn the group into a truly pan-European operator.

Dec 11, 2017

Pan-Asian fund passporting, cash-rich corporates and an ageing population were among the topics discussed by our Asian panel. Chaired by Funds Global Asia editor George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Dec 11, 2017

Ucits has brought a great deal of fund harmonisation but distribution is still hampered by product differences at a country level – crucially in the retirement market.

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