Nov 03, 2014

Man in-tunnelAs factor-based investing gains ground, the Edhec-Risk Institute says investors need to be wary of influences, such as data mining, that can thwart efficacy of a factor.

Nov 03, 2014

Annabel Brodie SmithAfter a strong quarter one and quarter two, it seems that lingering worries such as Ebola, lower global growth forecasts issued by the International Monetary Fund and geo-political threats may finally be starting to creep into markets. 

Oct 29, 2014

LSE groupA US-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider has launched its first smart beta products in Europe on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Oct 24, 2014

Jean SeraniIn a new series, Funds Europein conjunction with Investec Asset Management, looks at the challenges affecting fund distributors around the world. Jean Pierre Serani Toro, chief executive officer of Valores Bancolombia, explains the opportunities he sees in asset management.

Oct 24, 2014

Old carsCuba is subject to a strict embargo by the US and is not part of international capital markets. Florida-based Thomas J. Herzfeld tells Stefanie Eschenbacher how he invests in the island nation through a variety of legal strategies.

Oct 16, 2014

AnalyticsManny Roman, the chief executive of London-listed hedge fund company Man Group, reports a slowdown in sales in the third quarter (Q3), in its GLG unit, though net flows overall were just positive at $0.4 billion (€0.3 billion).

Oct 09, 2014

Trading floorModerate flows during September have not derailed the strength of asset gathering in exchange-traded products (ETPs), which are still on track for a record year.

Oct 08, 2014

Rising-graphMacro hedge funds have re-emerged as powerful, uncorrelated exposures amid a reduction of US monetary stimulus, posting gains for

Oct 03, 2014

Euro signAsset managers have criticised the European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to purchase covered bonds and asset-backed securities as too small to make a major impact on the economy.

Sep 29, 2014

AlibabaThe stock price of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has begun to recover after profit takers pushed down the price soon after its blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) on September 19.