NEWS

Feb 06, 2012

Equities_going_upEquities could deliver returns in the region of 8% and be the best asset class during 2012 to 2016, according to forecasts by Robeco, the Dutch fund management company.

Feb 06, 2012

Signing dealClearstream's project to harmonise the world's post-trade infrastructure is close to signing a deal with Singapore, its first Asian partner, Funds Europe has learned.

Feb 06, 2012

Mixed-chartNet retail sales of funds in the UK dropped by more than a third in 2011 to £18 billion (€22 billion), while funds under management declined 3% to £571 billion, according to the Investment Management Association (IMA). But despite the falls, net retail sales still beat the average of £13.8 billion from the past ten years.

Feb 06, 2012

growthEmerging market equity funds reached a 43-week high at the end of January, snapping up $3.5 billion (€2.7 billion), according to EPFR Global, suggesting that asset classes promising better than average returns are gaining popularity despite potentially higher risks.

Feb 06, 2012

Hiring_fund_managersThe £9 billion (€10.9 billion) Pension Protection Fund is looking for specialist farmland and timberland investment managers.

Feb 03, 2012

14.10_HandshakePunter Southall Group has taken a 100% of PSigma Asset Management, formerly a joint venture with 50% owned by the founding partners and 50% by Punter Southall.

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