equities

Nov 26, 2020

The survey highlights demand for investment in hard currency Asia debt (weighted arithmetic mean = 3.60), with demand for local currency Asian debt (3.43) ranking second in this list (fig 19).

Nov 26, 2020

france_asset_managementFrance was the fund domicile in Europe that drew the bulk of investors’ cash in October, as inflows were seen across the asset management industry.

Nov 26, 2020

brexit_covid_investmentEuropean investor confidence fell to its lowest level this year due to Brexit concerns and an EU budget impasse, while risk appetite overall increased at a global level.

Nov 25, 2020

Wall_StreetAn ongoing environment of low or even negative interest rates and low yields means investing in bonds continues to be challenged. In a recent Funds Europe webinar, Roman Rjanikov, portfolio manager at US-based DDJ Capital Management, discussed how to generate sustainable returns by adopting a different approach to US high yield.

Nov 24, 2020

biotech_investmentThe UK’s railway pension scheme RPMI Railpen was recently involved in the latest round of funding for Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a biotechnology firm specialising in gene-technology. Funds Europe takes a deeper look at Oxford Nanopore to learn more about the company and the role of private equity in biotechnology. 

Nov 23, 2020

uk_fund_flowsA one-off net subscription into a BlackRock US equity tracker fund has helped keep UK fund flows positive in October, according to data from Morningstar.

Nov 23, 2020

impact_investingMediolanum International Funds Limited has launched a global impact fund, selecting Baillie Gifford and Federated Hermes as the initial managers. 

Nov 19, 2020

esg_engagementThe European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) has found that engagement with companies is a primary priority for institutional investors applying ESG criteria to their portfolios.

Nov 17, 2020

fidelity_thematic_funds‘China innovation’ is one theme among five funds to be rolled out early next year by Fidelity International. 

Nov 17, 2020

etfs_europeEquity ETFs drew the lion’s share of investor cash in October, as assets in the industry decreased due to poor performance in the underlying markets. 

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