investment strategy

Aug 06, 2019

UK equityThe drop in the value of sterling and deteriorating investor confidence are driving Britain’s share of international investment funds to new lows, according to a survey of 250 international funds with a combined $450 billion (€402 billion) of assets under management.

Aug 06, 2019

UniCredit_building_MilanUniCredit Bank has launched exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on eurozone indices that combine investment factors with responsible investing criteria.

Aug 06, 2019

Merging_blocksNomura Asset Management is looking to bring down costs for clients by merging Luxembourg funds sub-advised by American Century into its Irish Ucits vehicle.

Aug 06, 2019

RenminbiThe fallout between Washington and Beijing continues to deepen after the US Treasury “determined that China is a currency manipulator”, marking a new chapter in trade tensions between the two sides.

Aug 05, 2019

Global_bondsLondon-based Aviva Investors has launched two unconstrained global equity funds.

Aug 05, 2019

BlackRock_branchInvesting in fossil fuels has come at a hefty price for BlackRock according to a report warning that the world’s largest asset manager is ignoring the serious risks involved with putting cash into companies dependent on dirty energy – but the firm has contested that the findings are misguided.

Aug 05, 2019

collateralised loan obligationsInsurers have increased their investment in collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) in recent years to diversify their fixed income investments – but ratings agency Fitch has warned about the effect of a downturn on these investments.

Aug 05, 2019

machine learningAccessible machine-learning platforms enable investment analysts to take on the role of citizen data scientists in a short space of time, improving their fundamental research, says Charles Brecque, of Mind Foundry.

Aug 01, 2019

Gold_ETFsGlobal demand for gold reached a three-year high during the first half of this year, driven by continued central bank buying and sustained growth in gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Aug 01, 2019

US_federal_reserve_buildingInvestment managers view the Federal Reserve’s first rate cut since 2008 as a relatively isolated event and not as the start of another phase of quantitative easing that would power equity markets higher.

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