investment strategy

Sep 23, 2013

US federal reserveWhile many fund managers contemplate how they had come to believe so strongly in Federal Reserve tapering – which then did not happen – the signs are that equities in

Aug 29, 2013

Oil pumpsThe escalation of the civil war in Syria could send Brent oil prices in excess of $125 per barrel, a level that has in the past triggered corrections in equities.

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.

Jul 29, 2013

NegotiationA £160 million (€185 million) pension scheme has awarded a fiduciary mandate to SEI, which beat the existing investment consultant in the tendering process.

Jun 05, 2013

Electric currentThree currents vital to success in asset management are reflected in a fund manager’s recently launched strategy for smaller pension schemes, argues Nick Fitzpatrick, after gauging views about the industry’s future.

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

Pensioner-with-caneThe £4.7 billion (€5.6 billion) London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) expects to be nearly fully funded after its 2013 valuation as a result of

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.