equities

Mar 16, 2016

Stormy cloudsWith new players entering the exchange-traded funds market, David Stevenson asks providers which strategies they are employing in a volatile market.

Mar 16, 2016

Head to headA fragile currency, plunging returns on mining stocks, and fears of a downgrade to ‘junk’ status, provided plenty to discuss when Funds Europe visited South Africa. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Cape Town.

Mar 16, 2016

BeachFollowing a study of asset manager data, John Dowdall of Silverfinch finds that most insurers have not changed their asset allocation, despite the advent of Solvency II.

Mar 16, 2016

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

Mar 16, 2016

Dark poolInstitutions have traded over $1 billion (€900 million) of bonds on Liquidnet’s ‘dark pool’ platform in the five months after its launch.

Mar 16, 2016

Businessman graph downUS-based investment bank and asset manager Jefferies' total revenues were down to $299 million (€270 million) for its fiscal first quarter (Q1). This compares to revenues of $592 million at the same time last year.

Mar 10, 2016

Norwegian villageThe Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund experienced its lowest year of returns last year since 2011 – though still managed to deliver a positive result of 2.68% due to an equity rally in the final quarter.

Mar 09, 2016

ETFs€703 million has flown out from Eurozone equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in February.

Mar 09, 2016

Hedge fundA league table of the most consistently performing hedge funds globally has been produced, with a Norwegian fund topping the equity sector and a number of Brazilian funds showing strongly.

Mar 09, 2016

graph up downHedge funds outperformed US equities for the third consecutive month in February, figures show.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

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.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.