Man GLG launches pan-European equity Ucits fund

Man GLG launches pan-European equity Ucits fund...

Discretionary fund manager Man GLG, part of investment management giant Man Group, has launched a pan-European Ucits fund for investors across Europe which will offer exposure to the region’s strongest companies.

Published : 11, Jan 2017
Asset managers and their very rosy outlook for 2017

Asset managers and their very rosy outlook for...

Asset managers see global economic growth accelerating this year, extending an eight-year equity bull market beyond 2017. Fund buyers, however, are a little more guarded.

Published : 11, Jan 2017
2017 will be a good year for EM equities

2017 will be a good year for EM equities

Upward revisions of corporate earnings and attractive valuations should buoy emerging market equities, according to Eastspring Investments and Schroder Investment Management.

Published : 9, Jan 2017
The value rally – are investors right to be bullish?

The value rally – are investors right to be bullish?...

After a long period of relative underperformance, value stocks are finally catching up. Are they the most compelling investment opportunity for 2017?

Published : 5, Jan 2017
US equities looking expensive warns Amundi’s Mortier

US equities looking expensive warns Amundi’s Mortier...

US equity valuations have become expensive on a price-to-earnings basis and investors are urged to stay away from them, according to Vincent Mortier, Amundi Group's Paris-based deputy chief investment officer and global head of multi-asset.

Published : 4, Jan 2017
The best and worst FTSE sectors in 2016 revealed

The best and worst FTSE sectors in 2016 revealed...

New data from Financial Express Analytics reveals a stunning year for miners and oil companies and persistent trouble for telecoms and retailers.

Published : 3, Jan 2017
US equities 'great again' for Europe’s fund buyers

US equities 'great again' for Europe’s fund buyers...

US equities are ‘great again’ for European investors. They funneled record amounts of money into the asset class in November, with value funds being especially popular.

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Which asset classes lost investors most money in 2016?

Which asset classes lost investors most money...

Thanks to the end-of-year ‘Trump rally’, 2016 has been a pretty good year for investors in risky assets. However, not all asset classes have fared so well.

Published : 20, Dec 2016
Fund managers tend to hug benchmarks when fear reigns

Fund managers tend to hug benchmarks when fear...

Active fund managers tend to track their benchmarks more closely when volatility is at its highest, according to new research.

Published : 19, Dec 2016
Which asset classes performed best in 2016?

Which asset classes performed best in 2016?

2016 has been a remarkable year. The two best performing large equity markets this year are countries that have been mired in recession for years. At the same time, the stock market of the world’s fastest growing large economy has been delivering some of the lowest returns.

Published : 19, Dec 2016
Natural resources investments begin to blossom

Natural resources investments begin to blossom...

After five consecutive years of material negative returns, commodity-related investments have enjoyed a strong rally so far this year, outperforming the broader equity and fixed income markets.

Published : 16, Dec 2016
Asset managers prefer Japanese over US equities

Asset managers prefer Japanese over US equities...

Despite all the talk about the US equity Trump-boost in recent weeks, Japanese equities are actually a lot more popular with asset managers. Their consensus is that they will return more than 5% in 2017.

Published : 9, Dec 2016
Chinese equities to weather Trump trade policies - OMGI's Crabb

Chinese equities to weather Trump trade policies...

The new US president’s anti-trade agenda is a risk that is overblown in regards to China, according to Joshua Crabb, Old Mutual Global Investors’ Hong Kong-based head of Asian equities.

Published : 8, Dec 2016
The 12 stocks to cash in on this Christmas

The 12 stocks to cash in on this Christmas

With Christmas is just around the corner, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, gives his tips on the 12 companies that could offer investors a present this festive season.

Published : 5, Dec 2016
Be contrarian in the face of Trump uncertainty

Be contrarian in the face of Trump uncertainty...

Equity markets have responded positively to Donald Trump’s election after an initial setback. But Trump’s unpredictability will remain a risk for the full four years of his presidency. It is, however, more important than ever to hold your nerve and dare to be contrarian.

Published : 29, Nov 2016
Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for 2017 - Citi

Finance, energy and health sectors in focus for...

Sector investing may come back in 2017 and an EM `stability premium’ could develop as the grand economic ideas of the new US administration are put into practice. says Roger Bacon, Citi Private Bank’s Asia-Pacific head of managed investment.

Published : 28, Nov 2016
Will US equities binge mean a Thanksgiving hangover?

Will US equities binge mean a Thanksgiving hangover?...

As Americans get stuck into their Thanksgiving day celebrations the rest of the world still has its eye on the investment ball and some may be weighing up whether, just as with food, you can have too much of a good thing.

Published : 25, Nov 2016
Don’t mistake equities’ current sanguine run for real strength

Don’t mistake equities’ current sanguine run for...

Investors should not rest too comfortably on the relative calm with which equity markets have greeted both the UK’s EU referendum and the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency warns Guy Stephens.

Published : 24, Nov 2016
Pictet adds long/short global equity fund to range

Pictet adds long/short global equity fund to range...

Pictet Asset Management has added a long/short global equity fund to its total return range.

Published : 24, Nov 2016
Fiscal policy could drive Asian equities in 2017 - BlackRock's Swan

Fiscal policy could drive Asian equities in 2017...

A transition from monetary to fiscal policy, progress on reforms in the region and low valuations make Asian equities attractive in 2017, said Andrew Swan, head of Asian equities at Blackrock in Hong Kong.

Published : 23, Nov 2016

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