real estate

Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

russian_dollsIt may have a stomach-churning roller-coaster performance during the crisis behind it, but steely-nerved emerging-markets pundits are again talking up Russia, which they say is no longer primarily a commodities story.

Aug 05, 2010

Office_buildings1European institutional investors moved back into riskier asset classes last year, with alternatives making up 11.7% of portfolios.

Jul 28, 2010

opencast_miningDemand for natural resources will support resource-related equities for much longer yet, says Daniel Wills of ETF Securities.

Jul 28, 2010

Warsaw2Grzegorz Kaliszuk, of PZU Investment Management, reviews data showing Polish equity investors made 45% over the past year

Jul 26, 2010

Union_investmentThe case for incorporating environmental and ethical criteria into investment research in mainstream equity and bond investing is well established, but the role of 'green' factors in the real estate sector is perhaps less discussed.

Jul 22, 2010

GirdersPension fund assets allocated to infrastructure and commodities increased significantly between 2008 and 2009, although the aggregate number of allocations to alternatives remained the same.

Jul 19, 2010

OsmosisOsmosis Investment Management is a company that exemplifies many current trends in the European fund management industry. The London-based low carbons solutions boutique is part of the expanding universe of specialist small-sized investment management firms; it's part of the drive to incorporate a climate change perspective into investment; and it's also part of the ETF revolution.

 

Jul 12, 2010

NYSE_WarsawThe strategic partnership announced today between the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) and NYSE Euronext, which aims to strengthen Warsaw's position as a regional hub for Central & Eastern Europe, marks the latest stage in capital markets development in the region.

May 19, 2010

GAINS and STRAINS:  Funds Europe looks at the changing investment attitudes among eight major European pension funds: AP3 (Sweden), DMGT (UK), Pensioenfonds KBC (Belgium), Oslo Pensjonsforsikring (Norway), NTMA (Ireland), KEVA (Finland), ABP (Netherlands) and FRR (France).

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