NEWS

Feb 17, 2009

Ethical and tracker funds have been more successful at holding on to assets in the downturn than other types of funds – at least in the UK. This is according to statistics from the UK Investment Management Association (IMA) released last week.

Feb 16, 2009

After a year of unprecedented turmoil and withdrawals, net sales figures for December 2008 provided some surprises of a positive kind, according to latest analysis from Lipper FMI, released last week. Fiona Rintoul comments...

Feb 04, 2009

There's a battle outside / And it is ragin' / It'll soon shake your windows / And rattle your walls / For the times they are a-changin'. Bob Dylan wrote these words in 1963, but they seem to fit rather well in today’s climate, particularly within the finance industry.

Dec 09, 2008

Lipper’s annual fund management conference was replaced this year by a Lipper FMI breakfast briefing. The briefing, which took place last week on Thursday, analysed year-to-date figures for the European fund industry and hazarded a guess as to the future...

Dec 03, 2008

The latest quarterly statistics from Efama (the European Fund and Asset Management Association), released today, tell a bitter tale of inexorable and gargantuan decline ...

Nov 24, 2008

As the affects of the credit crunch start to ripple (thunder) out, the sectors experiencing the biggest routs are the erstwhile darlings of alpha bounty hunters.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Mar 16, 2017

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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.