real estate

Nov 26, 2015

UK budgetThe more buoyant economic outlook for Britain that UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne forecast yesterday has sparked a less-than-homogenous response from investment managers.

Nov 23, 2015

Risk1German asset managers have been urged to internationalise investments for bank and insurer clients to cope with depressed returns caused by low rates and regulation.

Nov 19, 2015

The firm has announced a strategy for institutional investors to invest in the Spanish residential property market. It focuses on the construction of residential housing complexes and the conversion of existing properties to residential real estate in the metropolitan regions of Madrid and Barcelona.

The investment strategy is targeting a total return of 155% to 175% after local taxes and costs by the end of its investment term in 2019.

Nov 13, 2015

Jorrit ArissenKempen Capital Management (KCM), a subsidiary of Dutch merchant bank Kempen & Co, has bolstered its real estate team with the hire of Jorrit Arissen.

Nov 11, 2015

CurrenciesThe ETF industry looks set for a record year of inflows, despite market volatility in global equities. David Stevenson looks at which parts of the ETF industry are benefiting most from investor sentiment.

Nov 11, 2015

YuansAfter the turmoil in China’s markets this summer, Nick Fitzpatrick finds reasons to be optimistic, including good news for A-share ETFs – although their large holdings in the bank sector could hold them back.

Nov 11, 2015

RenminbiThe chaos in China’s stock market this summer led some pessimistic analysts to predict a financial crisis. Dave Waller finds that there are positive signs amid the dark clouds.

Nov 11, 2015

Buildings on rocksThe collapse in China’s stock market this summer shook world markets and caused panic across Asia. George Mitton examines how the asset management world sought to understand the chaotic events.

Nov 11, 2015

The crash in share prices may have unnerved some investors, but the Chinese authorities are continuing with their plans for renminbi internationalisation and mutual fund recognition. We asked a number of experts for their views.

Nov 06, 2015

Kid planeAs the barrage of new regulations keeps coming, asset servicers must innovate to stay competitive, finds David Stevenson.

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