Jun 19, 2019

MillennialOver half of millennials interested in investing prioritise long-term returns and fees when choosing investment funds, while less than a third consider ethical causes such as environmental, social and governance (ESG).

Jun 18, 2019

Robot_armsMiFID II is said to be squeezing the German funds industry and hindering its global competitiveness – but as Mark Latham finds, an ebullient mood persists in a country where more institutions are investing in funds.

Jun 18, 2019

Massimo_GrecoMassimo Greco, European funds chief at JP Morgan Asset Management, says a 0.5% return will make a big difference as central banks pull back from stimulus measures. Plus, he explains why the MiFID II boost for proprietary funds may have drawbacks.

Jun 18, 2019

Nyhavn_Canal_CopenhagenAhead of FundForum International, we ask speakers and delegates about event topics such as distribution, digital, asset allocation and ESG. The conference runs from June 25-27 at the Bella Centre, Copenhagen, with special workshops on June 24.

Jun 18, 2019

Anouk_AgnesSustainable finance, ESG, responsible investing… under whichever guise, the topic features prominently on the agenda of any asset manager nowadays. Or so it should, at least.

Jun 11, 2019

low carbonParis-based investment manager Ossiam has introduced an environmental, social and governance (ESG) multi-factor strategy targeting US equities, listed on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

Jun 06, 2019

Chinese_dragonAustralia-based First State Investments is expanding into the Chinese market with the launch of a Ucits fund offering investors exposure to companies in mainland China through securities listed on the country’s stock exchange.

Jun 04, 2019

ESG, sustainable investingA number of influential fund selectors consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) principals to be aligned with better performance – albeit the evidence is not conclusive, they say.

May 23, 2019

Sustainable investingEurope is leading the way in sustainable, responsible, and impact investment funds, accounting for more than 85% of the SRI sector in the first quarter of the year which saw $26 billion (€23.3 billion) in inflows worldwide.

May 22, 2019

S&P Dow Jones IndicesS&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a global environmental, social and governance (ESG) index series. The indices follow eligibility criteria on companies’ business activity, ESG scores, and the UN Global Compact.