NEWS

Jun 23, 2011

StateStreet_LogoQuantitative investment models must have the power to adapt to unusual circumstances, such as conditions after the financial crisis or the Japanese earthquake, says Marc Reinganum, global head of active equities for developed markets at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

Jun 23, 2011

InsolventEurope's Solvency II regime will transform the way insurers decide their asset allocation when the regulation comes into force on 1 January 2013, says ratings agency Fitch Ratings.

Jun 23, 2011

Greek_flagGreece should go ahead and default - but only once other peripheral economies and European banks have been allowed to achieve a strong enough position to withstand the financial shock it would cause, says Skandia Investment Group's Rupert Watson, head of asset allocation.

Jun 22, 2011

mining_machine_410Investors in exchange-traded funds expect gold and copper to yield the strongest returns over the next year.

Jun 22, 2011

Wheat field1Fund management houses Baring Asset Management and Schroders are advocating investment in high-yield bonds.

Jun 21, 2011

upward_graph_410Eighty-two percent of investors plan to increase their allocation to Ucits hedge funds in Q3 this year, with long-short equity strategies taking the largest share.

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