equities

Mar 24, 2016

Brexit referendumThe UK referendum on June 23 about whether to stay in the EU could have disastrous effects on investors’ portfolios if the Brexit option is chosen, says index provider MSCI.

Mar 24, 2016

Life insuranceInsurance companies remain invested in higher risk assets despite the cost pressure of Europe’s Solvency II Directive, which was expected to drive asset allocation into bonds, research has found.

Mar 21, 2016

EquityMomentum from Norwegian investors for equity funds has continued, official figures show.

Mar 21, 2016

Graph downActive funds in Europe focused on Dutch equities have the worst record for underperforming their benchmarks, with 100% of them seeing losses against their reference indices over a five-year period.

Mar 21, 2016

Emerging markets sign1Flows into emerging market equities and bonds were supported by expectations that the US Federal Reserve would hold interest rates last week, data shows.

Mar 18, 2016

Matthieu DuncanMatthieu Duncan is to be Natixis Asset Management’s next chief executive after Pascal Voisin emailed staff to announce his resignation last week.

Mar 17, 2016

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Boerse will create one of the largest exchanges in the world through their so-called “merger of equals” announced yesterday.

Mar 17, 2016

GavelA former Schroders equities trader pleaded guilty to nine counts of insider dealing this week, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 16, 2016

Erik RubinghErik Rubingh, head of systematic strategies at BMO Global Asset Management, discusses the benefits of style-based investing and its potential application for absolute returns.

Mar 16, 2016

Erik RubinghErik Rubingh, head of systematic strategies at BMO Global Asset Management, discusses the benefits of style-based investing and its potential application for absolute returns.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

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SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

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.