equities

Mar 04, 2016

Hugh GrootenhuisLondon-based specialist European equities adviser SW Mitchell Capital has hired Hugh Grootenhuis as a specialist adviser.

Mar 03, 2016

Fees calculatingOne in five European equity funds are closet trackers that largely mimic their benchmark but charge active fees, research reveals.

Feb 26, 2016

Alberto GalloAlberto Gallo, former macro credit strategist for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), joins UK fund manager Algebris Investments to work with the firm’s founder on expanding global credit.

Feb 22, 2016

Arrow down1Investors pulled €42.6 billion from European mutual funds in January, with bonds, equities and mixed assets all hit – though ‘alternative’ Ucits products raised money.

Feb 19, 2016

Udo von WerneThe former head of Pictet Asset Management, Udo von Werne, has joined Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management as chief executive officer (CEO) for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Feb 18, 2016

Gold bars 1As equity markets falter and risk appetites wane, the price of gold reached a 12-month high this month, with Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) planning to launch its Gold and Silver Fund in March.

Feb 15, 2016

Survey3Investor sentiment has dropped to its lowest level since May 2013 due to significant market turbulence in the opening months of 2016, a survey suggests.

Feb 12, 2016

ForrestDrivers for investing in forests cover a vast range, from a recovering US housing market to wood’s use in nanotech. Fiona Rintoul reports on an eco-friendly asset class with alternative-investment benefits.

Feb 12, 2016

IslandAfter a turbulent start to the year, David Stevenson considers the impact that heightened market volatility could have on multi-asset funds’ asset allocation.

Feb 12, 2016

In January, Japan surprised the world with a rate cut; volatility saw more money seek safe havens; and one firm spoke of opportunities in Spain and Ireland.

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