equities

Jan 09, 2020

Hedge funds strong returnsHedge funds last year delivered their strongest returns since 2009.

Jan 09, 2020

HandshakeGeneva-based Lombard Odier Investment Managers has made three appointments ahead of the launch of a fintech strategy in early 2020.

Jan 09, 2020

Emerging_marketsThe prospects of select emerging markets, especially in Europe and Asia, rank high relative to other asset classes, says Michael Kruger, investment analyst at Morningstar Investment Management South Africa.

Jan 08, 2020

Dried_up_lakeImpax, a specialist in sustainable investments and listed on London’s smaller companies market, saw a 7% increase in assets under management or advice in the last quarter of 2019 after gaining more than half-a-billion pounds in net inflows.

Jan 07, 2020

Equities riseEquities ended last year on a high after the general election result boosted UK investor confidence. Real estate funds, however, suffered the worst year on record for flows.

Jan 06, 2020

Trading_dataSecurities finance – including stock lending by investment funds – declined last year in both equities and fixed income.

Dec 18, 2019

Global_riseAllocations to global equities increased in December, as investor concerns over a recession “plummet” while global growth expectations improved.

Dec 18, 2019

James_SquiresHaving grown in popularity during a long bull market, most multi-asset strategies have yet to be fully tested. Baillie Gifford investment manager James Squires argues that could be about to change, and that it will be the well-diversified, flexible approaches that will be most valuable to investors.

Dec 18, 2019

SGSS_real_assets_panelCan the record investment into real assets reach new levels? Is their supply sufficient for the market? Would newer assets be of lower quality?

Dec 18, 2019

Electric_car_chargingLiquid alternatives have suffered from performance and perception problems, severely lagging the hedge funds they were based on – but, Elizabeth Pfeuti hears, the market environment could start to favour them.

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