NEWS

Apr 26, 2017

Investor confidenceGlobal investor confidence is edging upwards to the neutral point in a key index, suggesting risk appetite is increasing.

Apr 26, 2017

World_currenciesMarch saw cash funds receive the largest inflows of all fund types in Europe, but financial advisers in the UK suggest this could end as clients seek higher risk to cope with inflation.

Apr 26, 2017

CoalAxa Investment Managers is pulling millions of euros from equity and bond investments related to coal and has called on the asset management industry to do the same.

Apr 25, 2017

Machine_learningMan GLG, a part of hedge fund company Man Group, has appointed William Ferreira as head of machine learning.

Apr 25, 2017

Real_estate_fundFinancial advisers would prefer property funds to suspend trading if the alternative meant selling assets at distressed prices, research has found.

Apr 25, 2017

HandshakeJoe Linhares has joined Russell Investments as its regional head, leaving BlackRock after 16 years.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

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.

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.

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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

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

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.

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.