NEWS

May 06, 2015

Hong Kong 1Baring Asset Management has launched three funds domiciled in Hong Kong as part of a strategy to gather renminbi assets as the currency becomes increasingly used in international trade.

May 06, 2015

IndicesLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the largest providers of traditional passive funds in the UK pensions market, saw a net outflow of £1.5 billion (€2 billion) in its index business for the three months ending March 31.

May 06, 2015

ProfitAberdeen Asset Management saw a 25% rise in profits in the six months until the end of March.

May 06, 2015

windfarm 410State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has given environmentally friendly investors a fixed income product they can add to their portfolio.

May 06, 2015

InstituteOver 30 institutional investors that think investment should better serve the needs of end savers and wider society have signed up to a global forum.

May 01, 2015

Sajiv Vaid FidelityFidelity Worldwide Investment is expanding its fixed income investment team with the appointment of Sajiv Vaid.

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Top features in May

Irish ETFs: Covid’s challenge to ETF project deadline

Ireland seeks greater efficiencies for its ETF industry, but lockdown threatens to delay a key plan to upgrade operations before the end of the year. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Association column: Where do we go from here?

The gravity of what is happening as a result of Covid-19 casts a long shadow over other thoughts. Accompanying the shock, distress and grief, the demonstrations of selflessness, compassion and resilience have lifted our collective spirit. We are indebted to all those who do the extraordinary for others.

Exchange-traded funds: With flying colours?

ETFs recently marked their 20th birthday in Europe amid uncertainty and volatility. The Covid-19 crisis has hit indices hard but opportunities in these index-based investments still exist, say experts.

Technology: Tech will ‘democratise’ wealth management

With the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

Post-Covid-19: There’s no going back

Covid-19 has prompted fund managers to consider how the world will change – perhaps forever – in terms of globalisation and, notably, the response to climate change. By Alex Rolandi.