real estate

Nov 22, 2011

Office_buildings1Commercial property values will hold up and not plummet as they did after the Lehman Brothers collapse of 2008 despite stock market volatility being similar to three years ago, says Invesco Real Estate.

Nov 08, 2011

OutsorcingInstitutional investors are allocating more money to real estate and driving managers to rely more on outsourcing, according to a study by State Street.

Nov 04, 2011

Moscow1The Russian capital has overtaken London as the most attractive European city for real estate investment, according to an index by LaSalle Investment Management.

Nov 02, 2011

Leg-upHedge funds received negative publicity throughout the financial crisis, but Michael Hornsby and Kerry Nichol of Ernst & Young say investors are now demonstrating renewed belief in the alternative investment industry.

Oct 26, 2011

Rising-graphJersey's asset servicing industry saw assets rise 20% to $278 billion (€200 billion) in the year ending 30 June, according to data firm Lipper, driven by growth of private equity and real estate funds. The figure exceeds the previous high of $270 billion in 2008.

Oct 13, 2011

asia-limoAsia Pacific's population of high-net-worth individuals grew by 9.7% to 3.3 million last year, exceeding Europe's for the first time, according to the latest 2011 Asia-Pacific Wealth Report.

Oct 10, 2011

FrictionEveryone has a role in reducing fund expenditure, says Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors. But the industry must also make consumers aware that 'frictional costs' have already been greatly limited over the past 25 years.

Oct 10, 2011

S-JaninStephane Janin, head of international affairs at the AFG, L’Association Française de la Gestion Financière talks about the strenght ot the Paris funds industry.

Oct 04, 2011

SRIsFifty-six percent of corporate pension funds surveyed have a socially responsible investment (SRI) policy in place today and about a quarter of those without a policy intend to have one on the coming year.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.