investment strategy

Jan 16, 2020

Zero carbonJanus Henderson has pledged to become operationally net zero carbon across its UK property fund by 2030.

Jan 16, 2020

Profits_upBlackRock – which this week pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process – saw its assets under management (AuM) grow by just under a quarter and total net inflows reaching a record $429 billion (€384.6 billion) by the end of 2019.

Jan 16, 2020

UBSUBS Asset Management has won a mandate from an unnamed “major” German institutional client to invest in unlisted property funds in developed real estate markets worldwide.

Jan 15, 2020

ESGFewer than one in ten professional fund buyers believe environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are key factors when selecting funds, according to a study.

Jan 15, 2020

daily liquidityInvestors expect daily liquidity from asset classes that do not always support it, according to the International Advisory Board for Fund Selection (IAB).

Jan 15, 2020

HK_protestorsAs protesters continue to take to the streets in many countries across the globe, one risk that is not being priced in is inequality, according to Gustavo Medeiros, a fixed income portfolio manager at emerging markets specialist Ashmore Group.

Jan 14, 2020

ReportsCompanies that are quicker to file their financial reports will see more significant share price increases than those that report after a lag, research into the use of ‘natural language processing’ (NLP) has shown.

Jan 14, 2020

sustainable investingBlackRock has pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process following a number of reports claiming that the fund giant and other firms have so far been lagging in the field.

Jan 14, 2020

Ravinder_AzadExchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist WisdomTree has appointed Ravinder Azad, previously at Invesco, as head of UK and Nordic sales.

Jan 14, 2020

Trader_screensSwiss-based GAM is to consolidate its external front and middle office systems on to one platform leveraging SimCorp Dimension – one of the main risk and trading systems used in the funds industry.

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