investment strategy

Nov 09, 2018

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Nov 09, 2018

Kuwait_CityAgainst a backdrop of fiscal and structural adjustments, a large increase in bond issuance in Mena countries will continue, say Amanda LaMarca and Jaymeson Kumm of HSBC Global Asset Management.

Nov 09, 2018

Cape_TownThe outlook for South Africa has been revised downwards for external and internal reasons, but Marie Antelme of Coronation Fund Managers says the country’s worst days may be behind it.

Nov 09, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

Nov 09, 2018

Arnaud_HoudmontThe average individual investor is overwhelmed by the sheer complexity of, and uncertainty associated with, the investment products available. Earlier this year, the European Commission released the findings of a study it commissioned on the European market for retail investment products.

Nov 08, 2018

DB and DC pension schemesBlackRock has expanded its multi-asset fund range for UK pension funds with the launch of its Strategic Growth Fund.

Nov 08, 2018

analyticsAn inaugural study into the state of innovation in the asset management industry has shown that 85% of managers are deploying advanced analytics within their firm and a further 55% are working with alternative data, yet only 10% are generating substantial and sustainable value from these programmes.

Nov 07, 2018

factor investingAsset managers are committing more resources to factor investing according to research from asset manager Invesco.

Nov 07, 2018

wind farmA growing number of Irish asset managers are investing in sustainability-themed funds, according to an industry survey.

Nov 07, 2018

DerivativesJersey-based hedge fund Brevan Howard has become the first buy-side firm to join AcadiaSoft Hub’s Initial Margin Exposure Manager (IMEM) network, a service for managing initial margin requirements for derivatives trading.

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