NEWS

Jun 20, 2017

Survey3Transparency has more than doubled in importance for asset owners when making traditional and alternative investments since the financial crisis, though investors are often unsure how to achieve it, a survey shows.

Jun 20, 2017

renewable energyThere is large support for increased investment in renewable energy over the next three years, a survey found.

Jun 19, 2017

Bond_market_conceptThe proportion of investors who believe corporate bonds are overvalued has hit a record high amid fears of possible interest rate hikes by central banks around the world as well as continuing political uncertainty in the US and Europe.

Jun 19, 2017

Statue_of_liberty_USColumbia Threadneedle Investments has expanded its US equities range and launched the Threadneedle US Disciplined Core Equities Fund in its Luxembourg Sicav.

Jun 19, 2017

SRILuxemburg’s finance minister Pierre Gramegna has backed the launch of a ratings initiative for green bonds.

Jun 19, 2017

Herve-GuezParis-based asset manager Mirova has promoted Hervé Guez to head up its equities and fixed income team.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smarter than beta

Jun 14, 2017

‘Smart beta’ investing is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to both conventional passive management and traditional active management.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Smart beta: Unlocking key drivers of return

Jun 14, 2017

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares Head of Specialist Sales EMEA, tells Funds Europe how investors can leverage smart beta strategies to target numerous outcomes.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Minimum variance indices: Rewriting the rules

Jun 14, 2017

The FTSE Russell indices tracked by lyxor lead to fewer specific risks, fewer valuation and crowding issues and more consistent performance.

SPONSORED FEATURE: The reflationary environment

Jun 06, 2017

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

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 & Panels

TRENDING: Smart beta indices continue onward march

Jun 14, 2017

We asked five investment experts how smart beta indices have performed against cap-weighted indices over the past year and what the investment outlook suggests about the prospect for different investment factors.

SMART MONEY: Following the smart money

Jun 14, 2017

We asked six investment professionals about the emphasis they are placing on smart beta and active ETFs and how platforms are adopting these products.