investment strategy

Aug 15, 2019

The US yield curve, measuring bond investors’ confidence, officially inverted on Thursday for the first time since 2007, prompting fears that a recession is imminent.

Aug 15, 2019

Investor outlook for the second half of this year is lacklustre as uncertainty reigns with Brexit, trade wars and geopolitical tensions all taking their toll.

Aug 14, 2019

Franklin Templeton’s star manager Michael Hasenstab lost nearly $1.8 billion (€1.61 billion) in a single day during the exodus from Argentine assets following the pounding of president Mauricio Macri in last weekend’s primary elections.

Aug 14, 2019

A monitor of the current health of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes – set up by London-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) – has found that a typical scheme can expect to pay 95% of accrued benefits as of the end of June.

Aug 14, 2019

London-based Quilter Cheviot has appointed Nick Holmes as managing director, replacing Andrew McGlone.

Aug 13, 2019

The UK’s financial regulator has told several authorised corporate director (ACD) companies to prepare for an industry investigation following the recent implosion of Neil Woodford’s investment business, the Financial Times has reported.

Aug 13, 2019

The German funds industry has enjoyed a positive first half to the year, recording inflows of €42 billion primarily generated by open-ended Spezialfonds.

Aug 12, 2019

German asset manager DWS has acquired a 50% freehold interest in a prime refrigerated distribution centre located in Queensland in Australia for 134.2 million Australian dollars (€81 million).

Aug 08, 2019

ESGEvidence for poor responsible investment factors among companies, and a link to a higher risk of default in their corporate bonds, has been strengthened, academics claim.

Aug 08, 2019

rates downGermany’s Union Investment said it had seen strong growth in new business “despite difficult conditions” as retail investors took action over low savings rates.

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