investment strategy

Aug 05, 2013

LaunchAviva Investors is to launch a second US equity income fund in September and soft close an existing product in early October.

Aug 05, 2013

CO2 cloudsA growing number of institutional investors across the world say their choice of asset manager is influenced by climate change concerns.

Jul 30, 2013

Launch-ribbon-cuttingCredit Suisse has launched a series of investable multi-asset indices developed with academics at the Cass Business School and designed to offer equity-like returns with low volatility.

Jun 05, 2013

Building graphSince the financial crisis, data has become a more lucrative piece of the asset servicing offering. But delivery models vary and the custodian banks, the giants of this business, face competition, finds Nicholas Pratt.

May 08, 2013

PullieExchange-traded products that use leverage are a way of coping with flat markets. But Nick Fitzpatrick finds compounding risk means more attention needs to be paid to performance.

May 08, 2013

HourglassLaunching a sharia-compliant fund can require a time-consuming search for religious experts to certify the fund's Islamic credentials. An alternative is to employ an Islamic advisory firm. George Mitton reports.

May 08, 2013

RobberyGreater regulatory harmonisation is needed to strengthen the Ucits regime, say Noël Amenc and Frédéric Ducoulombier at Edhec-Risk Institute.

Apr 05, 2013

Take offTime is running out for alternatives managers to prepare for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, says Mario Mantrisi, of Kneip, who looks at the final stages of implementation.

Mar 06, 2013

AlchemyPension funds with liability-driven investment strategies may have to consider turning lower quality assets into higher grade stuff as central clearing for OTC derivatives takes hold, writes Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 04, 2013

University lectureThe need for liability management with reduced volatility has seen the University of London invest in a risk parity strategy with First Quadrant.