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May 19, 2016

Big BenBrexit uncertainty has produced lower valuations of UK equities and transformed the market’s dividend landscape, creating a market rich with buying opportunities, NN Investment Partners (NNIP) said.

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

Cobbe and OrmondThe European Long-term Investment Fund (Eltif) is a new type of regulated fund to facilitate retail and institutional investment in projects that require long-term capital, such as infrastructure, real estate, transport and energy.

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.

Apr 27, 2016

AnalyticsHenderson Group’s latest trading statement indicates its institutional division took a minor hit in the first quarter of this year.

Apr 27, 2016

FintechUK-based retail investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown is the first major player to use fintech firm Calastone to outsource its fund settlement process.

Apr 22, 2016

Jon LambertOptions, a specialist provider of IT infrastructure services to the global capital markets industry, has appointed Jon Lambert to the position of chief financial officer (CFO).

Apr 18, 2016

Indices boardFrench asset manager Lyxor’s hedge fund index finished March up by 0.3%, with nine out of 11 indices ending the month in positive territory.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.