Nov 05, 2019

Bonds_newspaperDespite increasing popularity, fixed income significantly lags equities in the responsible investing field. Funds labelled by analytics firm Morningstar as “sustainable” accounted for $1.8 trillion (€1.6 trillion) of assets as of mid-2019 – but fixed income strategies made up only one fifth of these.

Nov 05, 2019

Miyajima_gateAsset Management One International (AMOI), a London-based subsidiary of Japan’s Asset Management One, is launching two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds investing in Japanese equities.

Nov 04, 2019

demographicsThematic investment specialist CPR Asset Management (CPR AM) – a Paris-based subsidiary of Amundi – has set up a multi-asset fund that taps into a variety of its different investment themes, such as demographics and environment.

Oct 31, 2019

legal investigationLaw firm Leigh Day has received over 500 enquiries from investors within two weeks of announcing its investigation into a potential legal claim against Hargreaves Lansdown over its role in the Neil Woodford fiasco.

Oct 31, 2019

Ilga_HaubeltNewton Investment Management (Newton IM) has recruited Ilga Haubelt to head its equity opportunities team in London, which invests £11.1 billion (€12.9 billion) in non-income equity assets.

Oct 29, 2019

Kuwait_cityInvesco has unveiled a Ucits exchange-traded fund (ETF) that gives investors access to Kuwait’s equity market ahead of its inclusion in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index planned for the coming year.

Oct 28, 2019

European AUM growsAssets under management (AuM) in Europe-domiciled funds increased by 8% during the first half of this year due to buoyant markets, according to a report by financial services firm Moody’s.

Oct 24, 2019

Risk appetite to increase Over half of professional investors expect their risk appetite to grow over the next year, whilst views on the outlook for the global economy remain mixed.

Oct 24, 2019

Euro equitiesEuropean investors flocked to equities in September, which saw its highest level of inflows for a one-month period since February 2018.

Oct 23, 2019

multi-assetsUS fund manager Capital Group’s “plain vanilla, straightforward” Global Allocation Fund is bucking the common bonds trend and is mostly geared towards equities.