real estate

Jun 13, 2012

Sea-sawA portfolio spread across a dozen asset classes can still be vulnerable in a crisis. Risk parity managers say the secret is to strike a balance, finds George Mitton.

Jun 11, 2012

MyanmarCube Capital has launched a real estate fund with multi-country exposure to Myanmar, Mongolia and Vietnam for diversification.

Jun 08, 2012

Real estate2BlackRock has launched a global real estate securities capability and is to build a team of about six professionals by year-end.

May 28, 2012

Private bankingPortfolios that invest in private markets as well as equities and bonds can achieve better returns for less risk, although the complexity of these investments has put off many institutional investors, says consultancy Towers Watson.

May 14, 2012

Equities_going_upThomson Reuters is to launch highly liquid real estate indices, designed to be tracked by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or to measure performance.

May 11, 2012

LighbulbThe country's asset managers have been rationalising and strengthening their existing fund ranges. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

May 11, 2012

DiversificationPension schemes are turning to a set of funds that spread their risk across a wide range of assets. But with naming conventions still vague, investors must do their due diligence to be sure what they are investing in. George Mitton reports.

May 11, 2012

channeling_energyThe Channel Islands fund industry has come out fighting after criticism about transparency in offshore fund jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt highlights ten key people in the local business.

May 11, 2012

Mark-PorterMark Porter, of UBS Fund Services, talks to Nicholas Pratt about refocusing the firm and the commercial challenges facing the industry.

Apr 23, 2012

Calssification1The European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) is hoping to unite fund distributors, data companies and national organisations in using a “true pan-European classification of investment funds” that will aid fund comparison.

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