Aug 03, 2010

EPFRStrong second quarter earnings from US companies and the favourable results from the European bank stress tests led to robust inflows into US, global emerging market (Gem) and Asia ex-Japan equity funds.

Aug 03, 2010

NikkoNikko Asset Management has launched the first Tokyo-listed ETF (exchange traded fund) tracking the MSCI Japan Index and promised it to be one of the lowest cost ETF products linked to this index.

Aug 02, 2010

IIRCFew will argue with the newly hatched International Integrated Reporting Committee's (IIRC) assertion that the overconsumption of finite natural resources and the risk of catastrophic climate change are possibly the greatest challenges facing the world today. But what to do about it?

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

volatile_hedgeCaution on behalf of hedge fund managers in volatile markets led to flat and marginally negative returns in the first half of the year, but that saw them outperforming global markets.

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.