US equity flows reverse as Trump rally falters

US equity flows reverse as Trump rally falters...

Equity funds suffered their first annual weekly outflows from US investors since the election of Donald Trump, according to Lipper fund flows data.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Woodford’s flagship fund finds footing; smashes £10bn mark

Woodford’s flagship fund finds footing; smashes...

Neil Woodford’s flagship fund found its footing in February and broke the £10bn ($12.4bn, €11.5bn) barrier as the reflation trade began to lose its shine.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
WisdomTree adds India smart beta Ucits ETF to range

WisdomTree adds India smart beta Ucits ETF to...

WisdomTree has launched accumulating and distributing share classes of its India Quality Ucits ETF (EPIQ), which offers smart beta exposure to Indian stocks with a focus on above average returns on assets (ROA) and return on equity (ROE).

Published : 15, Mar 2017
Pictet warns to steer clear of US equities

Pictet warns to steer clear of US equities

The expensive valuations of US equities have made Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management's London-based chief strategist, urge investors to be very cautious.

Published : 14, Mar 2017
Asian fund industry growth leads the world in 2016

Asian fund industry growth leads the world in...

Asia's fund industry recorded the highest growth in terms of assets under management globally last year, according to a Morningstar report.

Published : 10, Mar 2017
Investors pile into European small cap ETFs

Investors pile into European small cap ETFs

European small and mid-cap exchange traded funds saw higher net inflows in February than their large cap equivalents, according to Blackrock data.

Published : 9, Mar 2017
Economy's resilience to ‘power' US equities, says Kames

Economy's resilience to ‘power' US equities, says...

A surprise rise in US business and consumer confidence during February has convinced Kames Capital’s multi-asset head to conclude that US equities have farther to climb.

Published : 8, Mar 2017
Agriculture sector funds in HK carry highest fees

Agriculture sector funds in HK carry highest fees...

Agriculture is the most expensive equity sector for mutual fund investors, based on the average of annual fees charged by sector-focused funds available for sale in Hong Kong.

Published : 8, Mar 2017
Sentiment towards UK equities sinks to post-crisis low

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Fund manager sentiment towards UK equities has reached its lowest point since the financial crisis. Asset managers expect the asset class to post a negative return over the next 12 months.

Published : 8, Mar 2017
Risks rising in UK equity income sector, says Neptune

Risks rising in UK equity income sector, says...

UK equity income managers are corrupting what is supposed to be a “safe sector” by taking too much dividend and capital risk, according to Neptune Investment Management chief executive Robin Geffen.

Published : 7, Mar 2017
US equity funds to watch based on their AUM

US equity funds to watch based on their AUMLock icon

The largest US equity funds are dominated by managers with a great deal of experience who focus on companies with the potential for durable growth.

Published : 3, Mar 2017
Newcomer US equity funds to watch

Newcomer US equity funds to watchLock icon

US equity funds launched in the past three years show a renewed interest in small-cap companies with strong competitive advantages.

Published : 2, Mar 2017
US equities to watch based on their three-year performance

US equities to watch based on their three-year...Lock icon

The top performing US equity funds over three years show that a disciplined and patient approach continues to pay off.

Published : 2, Mar 2017
US equity bull market to keep on rolling: Morningstar

US equity bull market to keep on rolling: Morningstar...Lock icon

After a slow start, US equities gathered steam towards the end of 2016 to become the sector's best performer, a sign that the durable US bull market keep on rolling.

Published : 2, Mar 2017
Small cap funds - the golden boys of European equities

Small cap funds - the golden boys of European...

European equity mid- and small-cap funds have outperformed their large cap counterparts by a factor of five over the past two years.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
European earnings growth set to drive equities in 2017

European earnings growth set to drive equities...

European corporate earnings are on course to post one of their best years since the financial crisis, says Mark Denham, the new manager of the Carmignac Grande Europe Fund.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
US equities – the Trump honeymoon period continues

US equities – the Trump honeymoon period continues...

A little over a month into Donald Trump’s presidency, US equity indices are at record highs and money keeps flowing into the asset class. Are markets right to be sanguine?

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Asian equities defy Trump

Asian equities defy Trump

Asian equities have given the US the finger. Despite Trump rejecting the TPP, the Asia stock market, as measured by the MSCI Asia ex Japan, was up 3.8% in sterling terms in January – a much better start to the year than all other major markets, bar Latin America.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Investors keep pouring money into US equity ETFs

Investors keep pouring money into US equity ETFs...

Investors kept faith in US equities in January, despite the Trump rally losing steam, according to Morningstar ETF flows data.

Published : 20, Feb 2017
Trump tweets on US stocks winning streak , but is he right?

Trump tweets on US stocks winning streak , but...Lock icon

The S&P 500 stock index posted a record high on Wednesday, prompting Donald Trump to tweet enthusiastically that the market was on its “longest winning streak in decades”. Is this correct, or are we dealing with just another alternative fact?

Published : 17, Feb 2017

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