Jun 26, 2019

Emerging_technologiesEurope’s largest fund conference, FundForum International is underway in Copenhagen. The agenda features panel discussions on some of the industry’s hot topics, such as ESG, digital and technology.

Jun 26, 2019

Craig_BonthronInvestors focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics should keep their eyes peeled for potential long-term opportunities amidst the number of initial public offerings (IPOs) being floated this year, says Kames Capital investment manager Craig Bonthron.

Jun 24, 2019

ESGEurope’s largest fund conference, FundForum International, takes place this week in Copenhagen. The agenda features panel discussions on some of the industry’s hot topics, such as ESG, digital and asset allocation.

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.