equities

Oct 15, 2018

FortressAmidst a historic bull run, companies with wide economic moats continue to prosper, says asset manager VanEck.

Oct 15, 2018

Virtual_realityCalls 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.

Oct 15, 2018

ArtisanCustodians are changing rapidly as technology opens up new avenues. More value-add and tailored solutions mean the industry looks less like the commodity it once did, finds Nicholas Pratt. Plus, the 2018 custody survey.

Oct 15, 2018

Geoff_CookWith the countdown to ‘Brexit Day’ well and truly on, there are some interesting narratives emerging within the European alternative funds industry.

Oct 10, 2018

ETFs strongNet inflows of €43 billion into global exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in September were “particularly strong”, according to figures published today by French asset manager Amundi.

Oct 10, 2018

Retirement fund shortfallThe outlook for European pension savers is bleak in spite of a six-year bull market for European equities and bonds, investor lobby group Better Finance has said.

Oct 09, 2018

gold-barsAnother prediction for the imminent rise in the gold price has been issued, this time from exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider WisdomTree.

Oct 03, 2018

Active_vs_PassiveJP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) is set to launch its first ever active equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) later this year .

Oct 03, 2018

Pensioner-with-caneA UK local government pension services provider, the Local Pensions Partnership (LPP), has launched a new fund aimed at diversifying revenue that is distinct from global equity and bond markets.

Oct 01, 2018

Susan SchmidtAviva Investors has hired Susan Schmidt to lead its US equities team, saying the move was part of a plan to expand the firm’s footprint in the asset class.

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