Apr 02, 2020

Emerging_markets_sign1Throughout the coronavirus crisis, Funds Europe presents some of the best market commentary from fund professionals. Today, Mark Asquith, a senior emerging market manager at Somerset Capital Management, says now could be a very attractive entry point for emerging market investing.

Apr 02, 2020

savingsUK savers invested a total of £1.4 billion (€1.6 billion) in retail funds throughout February – with mixed asset funds being the best-selling asset class. 

Apr 01, 2020

coronavirus_crisisEuropean equities posted their worst quarterly performance in the first quarter of this year since 2002, according to data from S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Mar 31, 2020

Us equitiesUS equity losses almost caught up with those in Europe, falling by 31% in the month to March 23rd, according to Bfinance Research.

Mar 30, 2020

HandshakeLondon-headquartered RWC Partners has recruited Nick Clay to lead a new global equity income team.

Mar 26, 2020

Global_assetsAssets in regulated open-ended fund assets worldwide increased 3.1% to €52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to figures published by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 25, 2020

Mutual_fundsLong-term mutual funds in Europe in February saw net inflows of €22.6 billion, with bond funds – which saw net inflows of €30.4 billion – the best-selling individual asset type.

Mar 24, 2020

Active_passive_roadsignsAmidst ongoing volatility sparked by the Covid-19 outbreak, a report has claimed that active equity managers have “significantly” outperformed broad markets during downturns over the last 25 years.

Mar 23, 2020

defined contribution (DC) pension schemesGreater participation by defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in private markets is important as public equities reduce in number – but their involvement is also restricted by the regulatory focus on fees, according to investment professionals.

Mar 20, 2020

Alice_in_WonderlandLuxembourg’s alternatives business is flourishing. But for reasons beyond the Grand Duchy’s control, European investors may not be benefiting from the broader global growth in these assets, says Nick Fitzpatrick.