risk management

Dec 07, 2018

StrawsThe surge of money into multi-asset funds and strategies is increasing. Tim Steele looks at which providers have benefited most and what the popularity of specific products says about investors’ preferred outcomes.

Dec 07, 2018

SeesawRanking their funds by the level of dynamic asset allocation they employ, multi-asset fund managers discuss their current positioning and most significant changes in the past year.

Nov 29, 2018

Risk managementMarket volatility is undermining investor confidence and driving them to safer assets, according to a report from Natixis Investment Managers.

Nov 28, 2018

Risk managementLondon-based Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has selected Axioma to provide it with risk management software.

Nov 22, 2018

Risk managementForty per cent of asset managers with operations in the UK have either moved part of their operations to continental Europe or have drawn up plans to do so.

Oct 24, 2018

hedge fund benchmarksHedge fund index providers have collaborated to provide benchmarks for manager selection and performance that account for volatility levels.

Oct 16, 2018

Moody's_websiteRatings agency Moody’s says Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposals for the management of illiquid assets in retail investment funds would be good for asset managers despite higher operating costs.

Oct 15, 2018

US_congressJupiter Asset Management has launched a US equity long/short fund that the firms says will address concerns that liquid alternative products are failing to take enough risk and produce satisfactory returns.

Oct 15, 2018

Rocket_manA year ago, research showed fund investors expected returns of 8%. Fiona Rintoul asks if this is possible in light of projections for a bear market.

Oct 15, 2018

Virtual_realityCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.