investment strategy

Aug 19, 2019

New technologies and geo-politics will be high on the agenda at key funds industry events in the coming weeks, including at the London conference of Jersey Finance and at the Sibos banking tech event.

Aug 19, 2019

The European fund industry saw a return to positive flows throughout the first half of this year against a backdrop of a volatile but positive market environment.

Aug 19, 2019

Global dividends reached a new high in the second quarter despite a slower rate of growth caused by a stronger dollar and a decelerating world economy.

Aug 15, 2019

The US yield curve, measuring bond investors’ confidence, officially inverted on Thursday for the first time since 2007, prompting fears that a recession is imminent.

Aug 15, 2019

Investor outlook for the second half of this year is lacklustre as uncertainty reigns with Brexit, trade wars and geopolitical tensions all taking their toll.

Aug 14, 2019

Franklin Templeton’s star manager Michael Hasenstab lost nearly $1.8 billion (€1.61 billion) in a single day during the exodus from Argentine assets following the pounding of president Mauricio Macri in last weekend’s primary elections.

Aug 14, 2019

A monitor of the current health of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes – set up by London-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) – has found that a typical scheme can expect to pay 95% of accrued benefits as of the end of June.

Aug 14, 2019

London-based Quilter Cheviot has appointed Nick Holmes as managing director, replacing Andrew McGlone.

Aug 13, 2019

The UK’s financial regulator has told several authorised corporate director (ACD) companies to prepare for an industry investigation following the recent implosion of Neil Woodford’s investment business, the Financial Times has reported.

Aug 13, 2019

The German funds industry has enjoyed a positive first half to the year, recording inflows of €42 billion primarily generated by open-ended Spezialfonds.

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