Jul 13, 2018

CommoditiesLazard Asset Management has launched a global commodities fund, which aims to generate strong relative returns in excess of the Bloomberg Commodity Total Return Index while delivering less volatility over a full market cycle.

Jul 13, 2018

Convertible_bondFisch Asset Management has launched a global convertible bonds fund which aims to take an offensive market position.

Jul 13, 2018

US_vs_ChinaCould a trade war end ten years of strong performance for US equities? Perhaps not, finds Fiona Rintoul – but a recession may be on the cards anyway.

Jul 12, 2018

Stuart_ParkerUS fund giant PGIM Investments has raised $2.5 billion into its Ucits fund range since launching in Europe five years ago. Chief executive Stuart Parker tells Mark Latham about the firm’s expansion plans and the challenges of breaking into the European market.

Jul 10, 2018

US_TreasuryPictet Asset Management has fully overweighted US Treasury bonds amid concerns the fund firm has about global growth and a trade war.

Jul 10, 2018

Private_equityThe “frenzied” level of fund raising for private capital in 2017 seemed to be tapering off in the second quarter (Q2) of this year, according to Preqin.

Jul 05, 2018

UK equity fundsUK equity funds experienced outflows in May, lengthening a period of unpopularity for the asset class that begain in January 2016.

Jul 03, 2018

CommerzbankFrench banking giant Societe Generale has agreed to buy Commerzbank’s equity, markets and commodities (EMC) business for an undisclosed sum.

Jun 27, 2018

Fund sales riseNet sales of Ucits funds rose to €45 billion in April up from €38 billion in March, according to figures published today by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Jun 22, 2018

Geoff_PullenUS funds giant State Street has appointed Geoff Pullen to the position of managing director for the alternatives investment sector for the Emea region.