investment strategy

Nov 14, 2017

MazeFor all the talk of rate normalisation, bond managers do not see an end to stimulus just yet. Fiona Rintoul looks at how portfolios are positioned at this confusing moment.

Nov 14, 2017

MiFID_II_deadlineMiFID II comes into force in two months’ time. Catherine Lafferty asks how prepared the funds industry is to meet the target market requirements.

Nov 14, 2017

Tax_avoidanceThe public is angry with tax dodgers. governments worldwide are responding with a clampdown on base erosion and profit shifting, or ‘BEPS’, Unfortunately, the alternative funds industry is in the line of fire.

Nov 14, 2017

Ken_HsiaRotating freely between styles and sizes, Investec’s GSF European Equity Fund has produced heavenly rewards.

Nov 14, 2017

PropertyEuropean property investment is set to evolve along similar lines to the UK, implying more opportunities for non-bank debt specialists, say Amy Aznar and Dan Pottorff of LaSalle Investment Management.

Nov 14, 2017

Sun_worshippingKyle Kloc of Fisch Asset Management claims high yield bonds are the closest asset to the Holy Grail of investing.

Nov 14, 2017

Hands_upThere has been a sea change in attitudes to corporate governance with shareholders flexing their muscle at AGMs. Catherine Lafferty takes a look at the new investor order.

Nov 14, 2017

Tim_SteeleMany fund documents can be produced and updated using automation. Tim Steele asks if the prospectus can, too.

Nov 14, 2017

Armin_KammelWhen thinking about Austria, typically its varied history, world-class skiing and classical music come to mind. Not so well known is the fact that Austria has a longstanding tradition in the investment fund business.

Nov 13, 2017

Contract_handshakeUS exchange-traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree is to buy the European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business of ETF Securities, a Jersey-headquartered provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products.

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