Oct 07, 2015

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November 2015

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France: Industry report
France is home to many major names in asset management and investor services. In this special report Funds Europe looks at trends in the French industry, including investor appetite and regulatory drivers.

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Oct 07, 2015

Rio de JaneioroColumbia Threadneedle Investments is launching a Brazilian-domiciled European equity fund for Brazil’s pension scheme market in partnership with Rio Bravo Investimentos, a Brazil-based fund management firm.

Oct 02, 2015

Nan Lian Garden Hong KongAmundi has appointed Anthony Ho as chief investment officer Asia ex-Japan equities and deputy chief executive officer, Amundi Hong Kong.

Oct 01, 2015

Businessman graph downThe European equity markets made a loss in September and the third quarter (Q3) extinguishing hopes that a promising start to the year would keep its momentum.

Oct 01, 2015

BoardroomAfter a very public spat with one of Alliance Trust’s major shareholders, activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors, the listed investment company has made major changes to its board structure and mandate.

Oct 01, 2015

RiskAfter a difficult month in August, investors have been increasing their exposure to equities, suggesting that confidence has returned to riskier asset classes.

Sep 30, 2015

Falling profitsFixed income funds saw the largest outflows in sales since June 2013 at £333 million (€449 million), as investors fear interest rate hikes.

Sep 30, 2015

RobotThematic investing has become almost the stuff of science fiction as Pictet Asset Management launches a fund that invests in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Sep 25, 2015

Global bondsJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has appointed Alex Stanic as a portfolio manager in its global equities team.

Sep 21, 2015

CurrenciesMassive moves within major currencies are a hallmark of 2015, and one way investors have tried to capitalise on this is with smart beta. David Stevenson looks at the strategies involved.