investment strategy

Apr 25, 2018

ResearchUS exchange-traded product provider WisdomTree has appointed Christopher Gannatti as head of research in Europe.

Apr 24, 2018

SurveyFund buyers are confident their return targets are achievable despite market volatility, though asset price swings concern them, research shows.

Apr 24, 2018

ETF_promotingInvesco PowerShares said it has seen more asset managers and hedge funds buying exchange-traded funds (ETFs) since January’s change to capital market regulations.

Apr 24, 2018

Dividends_growthA stronger pound could “put a handbrake” on future UK dividend growth, but sectors such as banking may offer decent returns, said Stephen Message, who manages the Legal & General Equity Income Trust.

Apr 24, 2018

Emerging_marketsInsurers are confident in returns for growth-related asset classes including emerging market equities, but disagree about prospects for US stocks, according to research.

Apr 24, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickSteven Maijoor, the chairman of Europe’s financial regulator, recently used a German funds industry event to quell fears that countries outside of the EU would not be able to perform certain activities for EU-domiciled funds, such as portfolio management, once Brexit had happened.

Apr 24, 2018

Fiona_RintoulIf you want to understand how completely out of touch traditional banks are with their customers’ needs, you need look no further than a recent conversation I had with the Bank of Scotland.

Apr 24, 2018

Currency_signsFX fees and transaction methods have come under the spotlight once again since the UK’s Investment Association issued guidelines on market practices. Catherine Lafferty looks at the scale of the issue in the UK and Europe.

Apr 24, 2018

Blockchain is one of THE buzzwords in recent years. Governments, industries and companies alike are seeking to use blockchain technology to boost cybersecurity and build what amounts to a new transaction layer based on the idea that cryptographic keys and shared ledgers can incentivise users to secure and formalise digital relationships.

Apr 24, 2018

Overflowing_cupCapital market regulations such as MiFID II mean ETFs are set to flourish even further. Fiona Rintoul finds out why.

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