investment strategy

Jan 08, 2015

Greek parliament1A Greek exit from the euro, a topic that has resurfaced since December 29 when Athens called a general election, is not a major expectation for at least some fund managers who stand back and contemplate the latest

Nov 20, 2014

Tokyo2November has been a tumultuous month for the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe. With the world's third largest economy falling into recession, he has dissolved

Nov 03, 2014

Kuala LumpurMalaysia-based asset manager, Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (Affin Hwang AM), has launched its first Luxembourg registered Ucits products.

Nov 03, 2014

TechnologyChanges in technology, investment strategy and the regulatory environment have all conspired to alter managers’ IT infrastructure. Nicholas Pratt looks at how these changes have affected vendors of order management systems.

Nov 03, 2014

Glow-sticksQuant managers could take their data capabilities to become leaders in ESG, even wielding voting power, says Asha Mehta of Acadian Asset Management.

Oct 30, 2014

Gustavo LozanoPioneer Investments has snapped up a $400 million (€317.7 million) European equity mandate from Mexican pension fund manager Afore Banamex.

Oct 24, 2014

Old carsCuba is subject to a strict embargo by the US and is not part of international capital markets. Florida-based Thomas J. Herzfeld tells Stefanie Eschenbacher how he invests in the island nation through a variety of legal strategies.

Oct 23, 2014

Tokyo cityJapan equities are cited as an attractive investment amid a mixed outlook for the rest of the year, which will see market volatility persist.

Oct 13, 2014

PensionandkeyFTSE Group has launched an index series that measures the value of default pension plans for members of defined contribution (DC) schemes.

Sep 26, 2014

GemsWith the rise of dynamic asset allocators who use index funds to hunt returns, Nick Fitzpatrick asks two ETF strategists about their approach to investment.

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Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Mar 16, 2017

Heightened margin requirements for cleared and uncleared OTC derivatives pose a challenge for legitimate hedging activities and are driving financial institutions to explore alternative hedging...

Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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.