investment strategy

Dec 11, 2017

Ucits has brought a great deal of fund harmonisation but distribution is still hampered by product differences at a country level – crucially in the retirement market.

Dec 07, 2017

UK equitiesUK investors continued to sell out of UK equities, industry data for October shows.

Dec 07, 2017

RegulationsThe clock is ticking for the January 3, 2018, introduction of MiFID II – the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – and the UK’s trade body for pension schemes has issued a guide for members.

Dec 07, 2017

MillennialWhether viewed as cappuccino-buying money wasters or cash-strapped buyers of iPhones, millennials often stand accused of not saving enough money.

Dec 07, 2017

Emerging_marketsBlackRock has launched an emerging markets short duration bond fund, saying that investors were seeking asset classes with a higher return potential but aiming to mitigate interest-rate risk.

Dec 06, 2017

Digital_currency_bitcoinCoutts, the UK’s most exclusive private bank which counts the royal family amongst its clients, has warned that electronic currencies like bitcoin “have nothing but sentiment backing them up” and could be part of a tech bubble that will eventually burst.

Dec 06, 2017

Big_BenThe UK government has moved to strengthen the country’s asset management industry by creating centres of excellence and involving more fintech.

Dec 06, 2017

Life_insuranceInsurance companies expect to increase their asset allocation to passive, active and factor-based strategies, research shows.

Dec 06, 2017

Charlotte-Tyrwhitt-DrakeAmsterdam-based Kempen Capital Management has hired Charlotte Tyrwhitt Drake as business development director.

Dec 05, 2017

rading_dataSwiss asset management firm GAM has rebranded its GAM Star Alternative Fixed Income fund following a restructuring and change in investment policy.

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