Sep 20, 2010

Solar_panelsBuyside firms are placing more emphasis on sustainability issues in the research and advisory services they receive from brokers, according to the results of the Thomson Reuters Extel and UKSIF 2010 Socially Responsible Investing & Sustainability Survey.

Sep 14, 2010

Mena_Story_ImageAlthough fund managers are still operating in a world of uncertainty, those covering the Mena (Middle East, North Africa) region have turned positive on financial equities.

Sep 13, 2010

256_high_x_410_wideEuropean fund sales recovered in July, according to latest statistics from Lipper Fund Market Information (Lipper FMI), reaching €22bn. Year to date, European fund sales now stand at €168bn.

Sep 06, 2010

russian_dollsIt may have a stomach-churning roller-coaster performance during the crisis behind it, but steely-nerved emerging-markets pundits are again talking up Russia, which they say is no longer primarily a commodities story.

Aug 24, 2010

Pictet_EthosInvestors looking to tap into returns through the environmental sector now have access to four thematic plays in one fund - the Pictet-Environmental Megatrend Selection.

Aug 23, 2010

headlinesAs summer limps to a rainy close, here in northern climes at any rate, what does the rest of the year hold for the markets? The tone of much of the recent commentary is cautionary.