Why wealth managers need to change their business models

Why wealth managers need to change their business...

Faced with an increasing pressure on margins and the cost of regulatory compliance, EY gives five tips on how wealth managers can change their business models to weather the storm of digital disruption.

Published : 28, Sep 2016
Political risk is European equities’ biggest threat – CBRE

Political risk is European equities’ biggest threat...

The number one macroeconomic threat to European financial markets is political risk, according to Sabina Kalyan, global chief economist and head of EMEA strategy and research at CBRE.

Published : 28, Sep 2016
UK property freeze thaws but open-ended fund days numbered

UK property freeze thaws but open-ended fund days...

Following suspensions of trading and value adjustments at most of the leading UK property funds in early July, September has seen the crisis abate to a large extent.

Published : 27, Sep 2016
EM dividends are here to stay – JP Morgan AM

EM dividends are here to stay – JP Morgan AM

If investors want proof that the emerging markets rally has taken root, they should look no further than the sector’s dividend sustainability potential, according to JP Morgan Asset Management’s Omar Negyal.

Published : 27, Sep 2016
Amundi sees flow from Europe to Emerging Markets

Amundi sees flow from Europe to Emerging Markets...

The European stock market is actually more volatile than emerging markets, said Amundi's deputy global head of equities, Alexandre Drabowicz.

Published : 27, Sep 2016
ANALYSIS: Deutsche Bank brinksmanship leaves market teeth on edge

ANALYSIS: Deutsche Bank brinksmanship leaves market...

Shares in Deutsche Bank slumped over 6% on Monday morning as investor worries about its capital position intensified and the focus shifted from the boardroom to politics.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
Gold alternatives in the post-Brexit world

Gold alternatives in the post-Brexit world

With gold having been one of 2016’s most popular defensive strategies against persisting low returns and the struggle for income, Legal & General Investment Management’s multi-index fund range manager Justin Onuekwusi outlines four alternatives to gold for the post-Brexit world.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
SLI to reopen UK Real Estate Fund next month

SLI to reopen UK Real Estate Fund next month

Standard Life Investments has announced it will reopen the suspended UK Real Estate Fund and associated feeder fund from 12 noon on Monday, 17 October.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
BNP Paribas IP adds multi-asset EM income fund

BNP Paribas IP adds multi-asset EM income fund...

BNP Paribas Investment Partners has launched its first multi-asset income fund focusing on emerging markets.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
Foreign fund managers gaining traction in Taiwan

Foreign fund managers gaining traction in Taiwan...

Despite rising hurdles to launch offshore funds in Taiwan, some foreign managers are making progress, according to research firm Cerulli Associates.

Published : 26, Sep 2016
Japanese equities preferred to eurozone - NN IP

Japanese equities preferred to eurozone - NN IP...

Japanese equities could be preferable to eurozone equities due to higher corporate profitability and greater political certainty, said NN Investment Partners.

Published : 23, Sep 2016
UK equities and the long goodbye

UK equities and the long goodbye

As the market reacts to the UK's shock decision to leave the EU, active managers are underperforming their passive peers when it comes to UK equities.

Published : 23, Sep 2016
ANALYSIS: Central bank manoeuvring puts banks back in play

ANALYSIS: Central bank manoeuvring puts banks...

The Fed and the Bank of Japan failed to disappoint markets on Wednesday. And, with that lack of disappointment, has come a growing belief that the banking sector might well be turning once more into a viable investment destination.

Published : 22, Sep 2016
Fed leaves investors waiting for Trump and Clinton

Fed leaves investors waiting for Trump and Clinton...

The Federal Reserve’s decision announced on Wednesday to keep rates on hold has left investors waiting to see the outcome and market impact of the Presidential election before a rate rise is put back on the agenda.

Published : 22, Sep 2016
Loomis Sayles launches Ucits versions of US, global growth funds

Loomis Sayles launches Ucits versions of US, global...

Loomis Sayles Investments has announced the launch of Ucits versions of both its US and global large-cap growth strategy.

Published : 21, Sep 2016
ANALYSIS: The beginning of the end for hedge funds?

ANALYSIS: The beginning of the end for hedge funds?...

It’s the big divorce that is the talk of today’s headlines – yes, investors have fallen out of love with hedge funds.

Published : 21, Sep 2016
Defensive strategies for a world in a mess

Defensive strategies for a world in a mess

Tilney Bestinvest’s Gareth Lewis advocates a cautious approach in the wake of Brexit and the continuing low interest rates and quantitative easing climate, with investment in gold proving a successful option.

Published : 21, Sep 2016
Bank of Japan’s new weapon in inflation fight gets mixed reception

Bank of Japan’s new weapon in inflation fight...

With news overnight that the Bank of Japan has unveiled a new form of stimulus, professional investors and economists reacted with mixed enthusiasm.

Published : 21, Sep 2016
Capital Group brings ‘New World’ EM fund to Europe

Capital Group brings ‘New World’ EM fund to Europe...

Capital Group has announced it will make its emerging markets strategy available to investors outside the US this October via a Luxembourg vehicle.

Published : 20, Sep 2016
It is important that the Fed does not overreact – JPMAM

It is important that the Fed does not overreact...

With central banks in the spotlight this week JP Morgan Asset Management has warned it is important that the Federal Reserve does not overreact.

Published : 20, Sep 2016
Dubai regulator fines insurer for sales outside permitted zone
Dubai regulator fines...

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has cracked...

Europe remains the ‘wild west’ for adviser qualifications
Europe remains the ‘wild...

Clients receiving poor advice from inadequately qualified...

Bahamas files leak exposes former EU official's links to offshore firms
Bahamas files leak exposes...

A new cache of 1.3 million documents from the Bahamas...

Australian stockbroker took financial ‘advice’ from psychic
Australian stockbroker...

The head of a failed Australian stockbroking firm,...

Australian regulator ends legal case against two LM directors
Australian regulator...

The Australian corporate regulator has abandoned a...

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