investment strategy

Mar 25, 2019

sustainable investingAbout 19% of listed companies in a study were making a “positive impact” as defined by the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Mar 25, 2019

bonds Many European-based investors opted for bond funds in February, a move that analysts at Refinitiv described as “surprising”.

Mar 21, 2019

London_commercial_propertyThree-quarters of UK lenders anticipate a decline in commercial property prices during the current year, with commercial values expected to slide by more than 2.5% by next January.

Mar 21, 2019

ETF_screenInvesco said its new US Treasury bond exchange-traded fund (ETF) raised over $1 billion in just over a month since its launch.

Mar 20, 2019

Canary_Wharf_banksThe City of London is on track to lose 7,000 financial services jobs in the “near future” because of Brexit while £1 trillion (€1.16 trillion) of assets are transferred to financial centres in the European Union, according to a report by the EY consultancy.

Mar 20, 2019

Active_vs_PassiveThe best active equity managers have delivered as much as six times the returns of benchmarks that passive funds track over a 20-year period, research shows.

Mar 20, 2019

Nicole_VettiseFranklin Templeton has appointed Nicole Vettise as institutional portfolio manager and senior vice-president to the firm’s emerging markets equity team.

Mar 20, 2019

Nick-FitzpatrickPension funds are under more regulatory pressure to act on ESG – particularly the climate change aspect – and their powerful advisers have a huge leadership role to play.

Mar 20, 2019

Transylvania_RomaniaThe region’s growth potential may not be as notable as emerging markets in Asia, but Fiona Rintoul asks if being overlooked, under-researched and undervalued make CEE markets attractive.

Mar 20, 2019

IcebergFor ESG to spread across the pensions industry, schemes must be led by their investment consultants, campaigners say. Nick Fitzpatrick gauges how seriously advice firms take the topic.

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