equities

May 13, 2016

BondsWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

May 13, 2016

Richard PeirsonRichard Peirson, co-lead manager of Axa Framlington’s £955 million (€1.2 billion) Managed Balanced fund, will retire in March next year after 23 years with the firm.

May 12, 2016

Asia globeBaring Asset Management's multi-asset arm has upgraded emerging Asia from neutral to “preferred” due to stabilising fundamentals, a weaker US dollar and China’s stimulus.

May 11, 2016

Survey1The Indian stock market offers the best opportunity to make returns from equities in 2016, UK investors age 40 say.

May 09, 2016

Emerging markets signExpectations appear to be mounting for a recovery in emerging markets, as commodity prices potentially near their bottom and China’s program to transition its economy continues.

May 06, 2016

Leigh HarrisonLeigh Harrison, prominent UK equity manager and head of European equities at Columbia Threadneedle, has announced his retirement from the industry.

May 06, 2016

HiredAviva Investors has made two senior appointments from the ranks of Legal & General Investment Management; Helen Driver as fund manager in its global equities team, and Florian de Chaisemartin as director of its infrastructure debt team.

May 05, 2016

India equitiesReliance Capital, India’s largest asset manager, has partnered with UK mutual fund specialist Cohesion Investments to launch the India Equities Portfolio fund, Reliance’s first Ucits vehicle.

Apr 29, 2016

multi managerBanque de Luxembourg Investments (BLI) has expanded its multi-management fund selection team, recruiting Amélie Morel and Jean-Baptiste Fargeau as fund analysts.

Apr 27, 2016

DublinKames Capital has launched a Dublin-domiciled version of its Global Diversified Income fund.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.