NEWS

Jun 19, 2017

Research_keyboardKempen Capital Management, a firm that invests €46.9 billion, is the latest asset manager to say it will pay for securities research out of its own pocket under new rules.

Jun 16, 2017

Green_investmentsInvestors increasingly want investments made on their behalf to reflect their own personal values, according to a report on trends in environmental, social and governance (ESG) based investing.

Jun 16, 2017

Marnix-ArickxThe Belgian Asset Managers Association Beama has elected Marnix Arickx as its new president.

Jun 16, 2017

Smart_betaAsset management firm China Post Global has launched a Ucits-compliant smart beta ETF which will track the iSTOXX MUTB Japan Quality 150 index.

Jun 16, 2017

Anders-KlinkbyThe Danish Investment Fund Association has rebranded itself as the Danish Investment Association (DIA) and will in future represent a wider range of investment firms.

Jun 16, 2017

Oil_pumps_commoditiesTurbulence in the oil industry means stock picking for investors in energy companies now has heightened importance, say Todd Heltman and Jeff Wyll, senior energy analysts at Neuberger Berman.

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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

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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.