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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.
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.
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.
Pictet Asset Management has added a long/short global equity fund to its total return range.
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.
Wells Fargo Asset Management has launched two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds: the Global Focused Equity and US Small Cap Value funds.
Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched a sharia-compliant version of its flagship Mirae Asia Sector Leader Equity fund.
European equities are now on their longest net outflow streak since 2012. But it is not just equity funds that are being sold off. Bond funds are also under increasing pressure.
Donald Trump’s election victory has triggered an almost unprecedented move into US equities. According to Lipper fund flows data, American investors funnelled a record net sum of $27bn (£21.6bn, €25.2bn) to US equity ETFs during the seven days after the election.
Asian equities have rallied in the third quarter of the year with a strong performance from technology, but volatility is likely to remain
Baillie Gifford’s North America head says investors have persistently underestimated the strength of the US economy and continue to do so
American shares have broadly dipped as investors brace themselves for the possibility of an unexpected election victory by a certain real estate tycoon.
European investors have been rather apathetic about US equities for an extended period. This is unlikely to change if Hillary Clinton wins the presidential elections. A Trump win, however, will probably prompt a pronounced shift in sentiment.
The confusion and capitulation that have come with the UK’s vote to leave the EU have and will continue to create opportunities within the UK equity space, argues Columbia Threadneedle’s UK team.
Investors in the United Kingdom are less enthusiastic about US equities under the shadow of the presidential election, according to the latest figures from the Lloyds Bank Investor Sentiment Index.
China’s consumption story is expanding quickly, creating some of the most appealing investment cases currently available to investors, particularly as markets are yet to fully price in the pace of urbanisation in the country, says UBP's Peng Yao.
Rathbones asset allocation strategist Edward Smith has argued that investors should “pay close attention to the insidious creep of protectionism, as US politicians and elsewhere look to harness the disenfranchised.”
Woodford Investment Management is launching an offshore feeder fund for the CF Woodford Equity Income fund, offering investors outside the UK an opportunity to invest in high profile fund manager Neil Woodford’s investment strategy.
M&G Investments has announced plans to launch Luxembourg-domiciled Sicavs in response to predictions that Britain is likely to experience a ‘hard Brexit’ when it leaves the European Union in 2019.
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