equities

Apr 18, 2017

RoadDiversification and moves towards more global but concentrated mandates have been some of the main trends in equity investing in recent months. As the world economy picks up speed, Mark Latham looks at the opportunities in an asset class where many markets have been rising, from Brazil to Europe.

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice_KremerFabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Apr 13, 2017

graph_up_downThe value of assets managed by sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) has “levelled” in the past two years, with growth of just 3% and 1% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

Apr 13, 2017

ETFNet new assets for European ETFs in March amounted to €9.8 billion and total assets under management have seen a 10% increase since the beginning of the year.

Apr 13, 2017

Nina-LagronNina Lagron, described as the first woman to manage Middle Eastern equities, has joined Paris-based asset manager La Francaise.

Apr 07, 2017

Japanese_equitiesEI Sturdza Investment Funds has launched a Japanese equity product in partnership with Tokyo-based Rheos Capital Works.

Apr 07, 2017

Global_bondsMore money invested in European equity ETFs by Americans is one of the components of record flows for the exchange-traded product industry lately, BlackRock said.

Mar 31, 2017

Screen_graphJanuary’s net flows into Ucits funds in Europe were €71 billion – a jump of nearly £50 billion over December and described as a record.

Mar 24, 2017

Wall_streetUS investors have increased their investment in non-domestic equity funds in the past week as US stocks were rattled by “Trump fears”.

Mar 22, 2017

European_parliamentConfidence among European and global fund managers is increasing, with many seeing European equities as undervalued as the macro landscape improves.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.