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
Columbia Threadneedle plans offshore Sicav of UK income fund

Columbia Threadneedle plans offshore Sicav of...

Columbia Threadneedle Investments will launch an offshore version of its UK equity income fund.

Published : 13, Sep 2016
BlackRock launches ‘megatrends’ ETF range

BlackRock launches ‘megatrends’ ETF range

BlackRock is launching four thematic exchange traded funds to capture what it says are investment opportunities created by global ‘megatrends’.

Published : 12, Sep 2016
Pictet AM unveils its first Hong Kong-domiciled fund

Pictet AM unveils its first Hong Kong-domiciled...

Pictet Asset Management has launched a multi-asset income fund, its first domiciled in Hong Kong, and has high expectations for emerging Asia equities over the next five years.

Published : 9, Sep 2016
Morgan Stanley IM launches Global Brands Equity Income fund

Morgan Stanley IM launches Global Brands Equity...

Morgan Stanley Investment Management has announced the launch of the Global Brands Equity Income (GBEI) Fund, which will offer an enhanced income version of its existing Global Brands Fund in both Luxembourg Sicav and UK domiciled Oeic fund formats.

Published : 8, Sep 2016
Rathbones to add UK income fund to Sicav range

Rathbones to add UK income fund to Sicav range...

Rathbone Unit Trust Management said it plans to launch an offshore version of the Rathbone Income Fund for investors based in Continental Europe.

Published : 8, Sep 2016
BlackRock launches Asia absolute return fund

BlackRock launches Asia absolute return fund

BlackRock has launched the Strategic Funds Asia Pacific Absolute Return Fund, which will aim to exploit the region’s “under-appreciated areas of strength.”

Published : 6, Sep 2016
US equities: If you can’t beat them, join them

US equities: If you can’t beat them, join them...

European investors have been dismissing US equities as too expensive for a couple of years. But as the S&P 500 continues to outperform other equity markets, appetite for the asset class is again on the rise.

Published : 5, Sep 2016
Amundi completes acquisition of KBI

Amundi completes acquisition of KBI

Amundi has completed its purchase of an 87.5% stake in Kleinwort Benson Investors (KBI) with the company’s management team acquiring the remaining 12.5%.

Published : 1, Sep 2016
Henderson sees strong dividend growth in Korea

Henderson sees strong dividend growth in Korea...

South Korea is one of the most attractive regions in Asia in terms of dividend growth potential, said Henderson Asian Dividend Income Fund co-manager Sat Duhra.

Published : 29, Aug 2016
Legg Mason adds currency hedged class to infrastructure fund

Legg Mason adds currency hedged class to infrastructure...

Legg Mason has launched sterling hedged share classes for the firm’s IF Rare Global Infrastructure Income Fund to provide investors with exposure to infrastructure equities while lessening the impact of currency fluctuations.

Published : 25, Aug 2016
Lombard Odier funds added to Novia platforms

Lombard Odier funds added to Novia platforms

Lombard Odier Investment Management is making 17 of its mutual funds available through the Novia Financial and Novia Global platforms.

Published : 24, Aug 2016
EM equities see rapid rise in retail flows

EM equities see rapid rise in retail flows

Retail investment platform Rplan saw a big increase in flows into emerging market funds over the last three months, with the notable exception of China-only investments.

Published : 22, Aug 2016
European equities ready for a resurgence?

European equities ready for a resurgence?

Despite the prevailing negative market sentiment towards the continent, expensive US equities and an accelerating Eurozone economy are making European equities more attractive, investment analysts have said.

Published : 22, Aug 2016
European equity funds in record sell-off

European equity funds in record sell-off

European equity funds experienced their largest ever monthly net outflows in July, beating the previous record set in January 2008, according to Morningstar fund flows data.

Published : 18, Aug 2016
Global equities, bonds seen as overvalued, CFA survey shows

Global equities, bonds seen as overvalued, CFA...

Growing uncertainty in developed markets and a flight to safe haven assets post-Brexit have skewed valuations, according to an increasing number of industry professionals polled by the CFA Society of the UK.

Published : 15, Aug 2016
FCA to investigate absolute return funds

FCA to investigate absolute return funds

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) plans to investigate absolute return funds as part of its review into the asset management market, amid poor performance despite the flood of money being pumped into the strategy.

Published : 15, Aug 2016
Woodford planning offshore fund launch

Woodford planning offshore fund launch

Neil Woodford is considering the launch of an ‘offshore feeder fund’ for the Woodford Equity Income Fund, according to reports.

Published : 8, Aug 2016
EEA investors face more delays selling shares in doomed fund

EEA investors face more delays selling shares...

Investors in the ill-fated EEA Life Settlements Fund have been told they cannot sell their shares in so-called 'death bonds' until later in the year as not enough cash has been generated from maturing policies, according to campaign group EEA Investor’s Group (EEIG).

Published : 8, Aug 2016
Isle of Man hits out at ‘political’ EU blacklist of tax havens
Isle of Man hits out...

Isle of Man chief minister Allan Bell has questioned...

France, Germany and Italy fighting EU-wide ban on commission
France, Germany and Italy...

France, Germany and Italy are fighting against introducing...

International Adviser Best Practice Adviser Awards 2016 results
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The winners in International Adviser’s inaugural Best...

Guernsey regulator fines Louvre Fund and two directors
Guernsey regulator fines...

Guernsey-based Louvre Fund Services and two of its...

Advisers losing out due to customer experience not price
Advisers losing out due...

Advisers are losing business because they are failing...

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