Dec 17, 2015

Federal Reserve buildingThe US Federal Reserve’s first rate hike since 2006 has been broadly welcomed and described as good for long-term investors and savers.

Dec 17, 2015

Higher rates aheadThe era of zero rates may be over, but market volatility isn’t done yet, and fund managers have reacted by advising investors to be selective in their asset allocation.

Dec 16, 2015

Europe map starsEurope is still in favour with investors globally despite the European Central Bank (ECB) delivering levels of stimulus below market expectations.

Dec 11, 2015

Oliver CollinInvesco Perpetual has promoted two fund managers in its European equities team, which is headed by Jeff Taylor.

Dec 07, 2015

Euro signFlows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) investing in Eurozone equities eased off in November after a strong October as European investors looked for opportunities elsewhere, such as the US.

Dec 07, 2015

Global emerging marketsUnion Bancaire Privée (UBP) is launching an emerging markets fund that aims to harness more opportunities from smaller countries than normally offered by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

Dec 04, 2015

Gibson SmithGibson Smith, fundamental fixed income chief investment officer (CIO) at Janus, will leave the firm in March 2016 to spend more time with his family.

Dec 04, 2015

Devan ChauAxa Investment Managers has appointed Devan Chau as senior trader in its trading & securities financing (TSF) team based in Hong Kong.

Dec 02, 2015

Risk optionsFrustrated with low interest rates across Europe, nearly half (45%) of institutional investors in a survey say they have been forced to invest in riskier bonds to maintain attractive yields.

Nov 30, 2015

China bicyclesPictet Asset Management has expanded its Total Return fund range with the launch of PTR-Phoenix, an equity market neutral fund investing in Asia.