equities

May 13, 2016

Temples in BaganEconomic and political upheaval across Asia is opening up new opportunities in equities. Kit Klarenberg looks into some of the rewards and hazards.

May 13, 2016

RollercoasterDavid Stevenson takes a short ride on the ETF train and sees the industry landscape changing as competition intensifies, providers grow in number and the range of products gets broader.

May 13, 2016

Graph screenAs open outcry trading becomes ever scarcer, Nicholas Pratt asks whether electronic trading has given fund managers a more efficient, effective market or simply made things even more complicated.

May 13, 2016

This year’s FundForum takes place in Berlin. Ahead of the conference, we ask industry figures about some of the hottest topics.

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.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

Jun 14, 2017

The FTSE Russell indices tracked by lyxor lead to fewer specific risks, fewer valuation and crowding issues and more consistent performance.

SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.