equities

Sep 20, 2018

Unlock potentialAs equity-based smart beta strategies become increasingly mainstream, Nicholas Pratt investigates the development of the fixed income smart beta market and asks how its potential can be realised.

Sep 20, 2018

Color_explosionCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.

Sep 20, 2018

The S&P500 has enjoyed the longest bull run in its history, but turbulence could lie ahead. Is it time to add some protection to your portfolio?

Sep 20, 2018

The use of smart beta strategies continues to grow, says our expert panel, but do investors understand what they are and when they should be used?

Sep 20, 2018

Smart_technologyAsset management experts discuss the chief characteristics of smart beta and tell us what we can next expect from the Sector.

Sep 19, 2018

Our panel discusses the rise of ESG investing post-financial crisis, the right level of scrutiny and developments in an ever-changing landscape. Chaired by Romil Patel in London.

Sep 19, 2018

ForestThere is still a fundamental gap between what corporates disclose about their sustainability practices and what investors want to know, as Romil Patel reports.

Sep 19, 2018

Climate_changeFunds Europe asked a range of asset owners and asset managers what they are doing, as responsible investors, to tackle the biggest risk facing the world right now.

Sep 18, 2018

Bear_marketFund managers have expressed their “worst outlook” for the global economy since December 2011 and pushed up their cash balance, a survey suggests.

Sep 17, 2018

Emerging_markets ETFsEmerging market equities, which have come under pressure from interest rates and the prospect of a trade war between the US and China, gained just over $3 billion from passive investors globally during August.

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