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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
Record inflows for US inflation-linked bond ETFs

Record inflows for US inflation-linked bond ETFs...

US inflation-linked bond ETFs saw record inflows in February, according to Lipper data. European investors are taking advantage of break-even inflation rates that are lower than they probably should be.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
Capital Group to launch US bond fund in Asia

Capital Group to launch US bond fund in Asia

Despite expectations of rising US interest rates, Capital Group intends to launch a bond strategy in Asia that targets investment grade US corporates.

Published : 14, Mar 2017
Harlequin Property creditors called to bankruptcy meeting

Harlequin Property creditors called to bankruptcy...Lock icon

Creditors of stricken overseas investment scheme Harlequin Property SVG have been invited to a meeting on 31 March 2017 to vote on the appointment of a bankruptcy trustee and investigators.

Quilter's bets on 'Trump lite'; remains wary of 'dark Donald'

Quilter's bets on 'Trump lite'; remains wary of...Lock icon

Quilter Cheviot’s Alan McIntosh is optimistic about what president Trump will mean for markets but with Brexit and European elections still to come this year, he is hedging some of his bets.

Published : 13, 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
Canada taxman denies amnesty as more IoM schemes uncovered

Canada taxman denies amnesty as more IoM schemes...Lock icon

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has denied it is offering an amnesty to citizens using offshore company structures to avoid paying tax, adding that it is investigating a number of schemes it has uncovered on the Isle of Man.

Published : 7, Mar 2017
Canada vows to curb tax dodgers amid KPMG offshore scandal

Canada vows to curb tax dodgers amid KPMG offshore...Lock icon

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to do a “better job” tackling tax evasion and tax avoidance following a high-profile exposé into how wealthy individuals used an Isle of Man-linked offshore scheme to avoid paying C$130m (£79m, $97m, €91m) in taxes.

Published : 6, 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
US Labor Department proposes 60-day delay to adviser reforms

US Labor Department proposes 60-day delay to adviser...Lock icon

The US Labor Department has proposed a 60-day delay for the start of the fiduciary rule, which requires financial advisers to act in the best interests of their clients, in a move signalling a possible derailment of the controversial reforms.

Published : 2, 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
Warren Buffett slams high fees, fetes Vanguard founder

Warren Buffett slams high fees, fetes Vanguard...

Warren Buffett, the ‘Oracle of Omaha’, has attacked the high fees levied by active fund managers while lavishing praise on his “hero”, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.

Published : 27, Feb 2017
Harlequin nears liquidation after court refuses more time

Harlequin nears liquidation after court refuses...Lock icon

Beleaguered overseas investment scheme Harlequin Property SVG is a step closer to liquidation after the High Court in St Vincent and the Grenadines refused to grant more time for the managers to file their proposal to creditors.

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
Victims of investment fraud have specific character traits

Victims of investment fraud have specific character...

People who have fallen victim to investment scams have specific character traits making them more susceptible to fraudsters, according to a new study by US campaign group AARP Fraud Watch Network.

Published : 20, 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
Morgan Stanley pays $8m to settle ETF investment charges

Morgan Stanley pays $8m to settle ETF investment...

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $8m (£6.4m, €7.5m) and admit wrongdoing to settle charges that it did not ensure clients understood the risks associated with buying inverse exchange-traded funds (ETFs) the firm recommended.

Published : 15, Feb 2017

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