investment strategy

Oct 25, 2018

UBS_buildingSwiss bank UBS reported its highest assets under management (AUM) in a decade, partly with the help of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) investing in the gender-equality theme.

Oct 25, 2018

fixed income Axa Investment Managers has launched a fund that combines fixed income and structured finance.

Oct 25, 2018

ESG fundsSpanish insurance firm Mapfre is launching a responsible investment fund and France’s La Financière Responsible, in which the insurer has a 25% stake, will act as consultant.

Oct 24, 2018

DealGerman asset manager DWS saw outflows from active funds in the third quarter while passive flows were “close to flat”.

Oct 24, 2018

EquitySeptember saw Europe’s investment fund industry see more outflows, although global equity did reasonably well as a sector and the UK was the domicile with the most net inflows.

Oct 24, 2018

hedge fund benchmarksHedge fund index providers have collaborated to provide benchmarks for manager selection and performance that account for volatility levels.

Oct 24, 2018

Akio_OhtsukaFulcrum Asset Management, a UK-based investment manager, has appointed a well-known figure in Japanese asset management to advise the firm on the country’s fund management industry.

Oct 23, 2018

Lloyds_bankSchroders and Lloyds Banking Group have sealed a deal to create a partnership that the two firms hope will become a top 3 player in wealth management within five years.

Oct 23, 2018

Cost_cuttingPassive managers of equity funds in the UK are cutting fees at a faster rate than active managers – though actives have cut fees sharper in fixed income, research shows.

Oct 23, 2018

london-stock-exchangeInvesco is to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) using an international issuance structure designed to bring efficiencies to Europe’s ETF market, where trading and settlement is fragmented.

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