investment strategy

Jan 15, 2020

daily liquidityInvestors expect daily liquidity from asset classes that do not always support it, according to the International Advisory Board for Fund Selection (IAB).

Jan 15, 2020

HK_protestorsAs protesters continue to take to the streets in many countries across the globe, one risk that is not being priced in is inequality, according to Gustavo Medeiros, a fixed income portfolio manager at emerging markets specialist Ashmore Group.

Jan 14, 2020

ReportsCompanies that are quicker to file their financial reports will see more significant share price increases than those that report after a lag, research into the use of ‘natural language processing’ (NLP) has shown.

Jan 14, 2020

sustainable investingBlackRock has pledged to put sustainability at the heart of its investment process following a number of reports claiming that the fund giant and other firms have so far been lagging in the field.

Jan 14, 2020

Ravinder_AzadExchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist WisdomTree has appointed Ravinder Azad, previously at Invesco, as head of UK and Nordic sales.

Jan 14, 2020

Trader_screensSwiss-based GAM is to consolidate its external front and middle office systems on to one platform leveraging SimCorp Dimension – one of the main risk and trading systems used in the funds industry.

Jan 14, 2020

Supermarket_cartAsset management firm Barings has bought a portfolio of ten supermarkets in Spain, all fully let to French multinational Carrefour, as it moves to access the country’s “resilient” grocery retail market.

Jan 14, 2020

Ana_HarrisOver the years Ana Harris of SSGA has seen environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing wax and wane. Now a key feature of today’s investment landscape, the managing director of the $2.9 trillion investment giant tells Romil Patel why measuring beyond pure performance is imperative for full-scale impact.

Jan 13, 2020

European AIFsNearly 40% of assets under management in the EU funds industry is made up of alternative investment funds (AIFs), latest figures show.

Jan 13, 2020

Private_equityPrivate equity fund managers have reduced the pace of their deal-making amid “sky-high” valuations and another record year in 2019 for ‘dry powder’.

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