investment strategy

Feb 03, 2020

Eric_DeudonEric Deudon, global head of market and financing services at BNP Paribas Securities Services, shares his views on some of the changing dynamics in securities lending.

Feb 03, 2020

Times_Square_NYCAndrew Dyson, of ISLA, explains why 2020 will be an inflection point for securities lending and how this is an opportunity for profound industry change.

Jan 29, 2020

LiontrustBoutique manager Liontrust’s sustainable team is stepping up its engagement with companies to ensure they reduce their absolute carbon emissions to zero, it has announced. 

Jan 29, 2020

Barcelona Passeig de GraciaReal estate specialist AEW has bought a prime retail property in central Barcelona, marking its second acquisition in Europe this week.

Jan 29, 2020

Emerging marketsIf US, Chinese or European growth plummets, emerging markets will suffer. But even if the US economy grows faster than the rest of the world and the Fed looks to raise rates, it won’t bode well for emerging markets assets either, says Sergey Dergachev, lead emerging markets debt manager at Union Investments.

Jan 28, 2020

US_TreasuryInvesco has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) focused on securities at the shortest end of the US treasury bond market. It is the lowest cost vehicle of its kind in Europe, the fund manager has claimed.

Jan 27, 2020

Smart_betaNearly half of institutional investors had some form of ‘smart beta’ allocation last year and, separately, research also showed that ESG growth among the world’s largest asset managers was soaring.

Jan 27, 2020

Frankfurt_mapReal estate asset manager AEW has bought an office building in Frankfurt for an undisclosed price, as it seeks to profit from a real estate market that has “benefitted from the aftermath of Brexit”.

Jan 27, 2020

Asian_woman_face_maskAs the coronavirus spreads, with over 50 million people reportedly on lockdown in China, investors should avoid making “knee-jerk” decisions, the chief executive of financial advisory firm deVere Group has said.

Jan 27, 2020

UnconstrainedBlackRock has launched an unconstrained equity fund that will invest in 20-30 companies with “exceptional” global businesses.

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