Piyasi Mitra

About the author

Piyasi joined Funds Europe in October 2022. A former features writer, copy editor and journalist with The Times of India, she has written articles for various print publications and digital platforms for over eight years. Piyasi has a master’s degree in applied psychology.

Hedge funds saw their first negative month of the year in April, data shows

In April, hedge funds experienced their first negative month of 2024, with nearly all strategy types seeing declines. Despite this setback, hedge funds maintain...

Global ETFs gained net inflows of $70.35bn during April 2024

The global ETFs industry experienced a significant boost in April, with net inflows amounting to $70.35 billion, according to a report from ETF research...

France Mayer hired retail investor relations and protection director at AMF

France Mayer has been appointed as the retail investor relations and protection director at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) - the securities commission...

VCTs bolster UK tech with £500m invested into high-growth early-stage companies

In a boost to the UK’s tech sector, Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) invested £505 million into early-stage companies across the UK in 2023, according...

Fund associations and industry experts dissect Esma’s ESG fund naming guidelines

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has published its final report containing guidelines to mitigate greenwashing risks by setting standards for fund managers...

UK asset owners optimistic on fixed income opportunities

74% of UK asset owners are bullish on fixed income prospects for the coming year, a study has shown. The research by fund manager Capital...

Surge in power demand and green energy transition fuel investor opportunities

A surge in power demand fuelled by AI, growing energy demands in emerging markets, geopolitical tensions, and the push for decarbonisation is reshaping the...

Abrdn relaunches two fixed income funds amid persistent inflation and volatility

Abrdn has relaunched two funds within its unconstrained, diversified fixed income range, amid expectations of inflation volatility, central bank policy shifts and unpredictable bond...

Apex Group makes strategic hire

Financial services provider Apex Group has appointed a new Global head of operational transformation, Ken Fullerton. Based in New York, Fullerton will lead the operational delivery...

Sustainability focused funds see 20% growth with assets exceeding €5tn

There has been a 19% increase in the asset value of European sustainability funds over the last 12 months; they now stand at over...

Interview: Generative AI’s impact on private markets asset management

Aman Soni, VP of data strategy at Canoe Intelligence, shares insights on the role of generative AI in reshaping private market asset management strategies How could...

German fund industry grew by 9% year-on-year, shows BVI data

The German fund industry has gained assets under management worth €4,289 billion as of March 31, 2024, marking a 9% increase from the previous...

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