May 19, 2011

Investec_AMInvestec Asset Management's assets under management have risen to a record £59bn (€67.08bn), supported by net annual inflows of £7.4bn, the firm said as it released its results for the financial year to 31 March today.

May 18, 2011

Greek_flagInvestors should be more worried about the risk of Greece defaulting on its loans than the potential impact of inflation, according to RWC Partners' head of absolute return bond strategies, Peter Allwright.

May 18, 2011

Europe_mapArtemis is planning to expand the capacity in its existing European equity strategies and will also be launching a new fund investing in the asset class.

May 17, 2011

WarehouseA majority of wholesale investors believe current economic trends will continue once the US Federal Reserve ends the second round of quantitative easing, with no mass sell-off of risky assets.

May 17, 2011

Magnifying_glassInstitutional investors conducted more manager searches in 2010 than 2009, with increased interest in emerging markets and alternatives. But global equity remained the most popular asset class.

May 16, 2011

Arrow_downPension funds have decreased their interest rate hedging in the first quarter of the year, due to less attractive market swap levels and stagnant funding levels.