investment strategy

Mar 07, 2019

Euro_signAlternative Investment Funds (AIFs) domiciled in the European Union amounted to €4.9 trillion in 2017, according to a report from the pan-European financial regulator Esma.

Mar 07, 2019

Big_BenRetail investors withdrew more than £850 million (€990m) from UK regulated fund products in January amid concerns over global trade tensions, eurozone instability and the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.

Mar 07, 2019

BlackRock_branchPassive funds giant BlackRock has launched six new sustainable exchange-traded funds (ETF) that aim to improve environmental, social and governance (ESG) scores and reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30%.

Mar 07, 2019

Sean_ThompsonDiversified growth funds (DGFs) found it hard to locate sources of growth and to find sufficient refuge during a challenging last quarter of 2018 for investors.

Mar 07, 2019

Archie_BeechingNew York-based investment house Muzinich & Co has appointed Archie Beeching to the newly-created role of director of responsible investing.

Mar 06, 2019

global_managementLGPS Central, which manages the pooled assets of nine local government pensions schemes in the UK, has appointed Fidelity International and Neuberger Berman as external managers for its Global Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund.

Mar 06, 2019

AvivaAviva Investors has named Stephen Castle as its new head of UK consultant relations.

Mar 06, 2019

Digital_ageConfidence in digital and leadership capabilities in the financial sector has deteriorated since 2012, according to a report by a think tank which specialises in digital services.

Mar 05, 2019

Rating_starsColumbia Threadneedle Investments has developed a ratings system to score companies on responsible investment criteria, claiming that third-party sources of these ratings are “widely divergent”.

Mar 05, 2019

Chinese_stock_quotesGlobal asset managers have reacted positively after index compiler MSCI took the decision to increase the weight of China A shares in its global benchmarks from 5% to 20%.

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