Dec 09, 2020

Graph up_1News of developments on the Covid-19 vaccine front led to a boost in investor confidence and a surge in equity fund inflows in November.

Dec 08, 2020

carbon_transitionAllianceBernstein has unveiled a strategy that it says aims to hugely lower the carbon footprint in MSCI World Index investments.

Dec 07, 2020

artificial_intelligence_investmentArtificial intelligence in asset management has been hailed as investing’s next frontier. Although it is already widespread in the industry in various forms, its true potential in portfolio management is still far from being fulfilled.

Dec 07, 2020

ESG investingInvestors who are planning to double their ESG investments over the next five years are being held back by the quality of sustainable data.

Dec 07, 2020

jpmorgan_finland_pensionJP Morgan has been mandated as custodian for a large portion of Finland’s government pension fund Ver in what has been hailed as a “significant” deal for the region.

Dec 03, 2020

Andrew_Pitts-TuckerPrivate funds and ESG have long been considered by some as incongruous, if not outright incompatible. However, under growing pressure from institutional investors and regulators, and as evidence for the link between financial performance and ESG factors grows, private markets are taking notice.

Dec 01, 2020

low_cost_esg_fundA newly launched fund range from Aviva Investors will bring low-cost sustainable investments to the public, something that has not always been possible, the firm said.

Dec 01, 2020

asset_management_outlookAn uneven global economic recovery vulnerable to increasing Covid-19 cases is said to be a primary factor behind the asset management industry’s negative outlook for the coming year.

Nov 30, 2020

Pictet asset management, Pictet-HumanPictet Asset Management has launched a thematic fund focused on shifts in society that have “changed our lives so profoundly”.

Nov 26, 2020

Following a sluggish 2019 that saw the world economy grow by 2.9% year-over-year – its lowest growth rate for ten years – the Covid-19 pandemic triggered further contraction in Q1 2020 as travel restrictions and the closure of factories, education and retail outlets applied a handbrake to trade and investment.