Top Stories

Five things you need to know about Trump’s tax plan

Five things you need to know about Trump’s tax plan

This week, US president Donald Trump unveiled what he called “the biggest tax cuts in history”. Here’s a look at some of the initial proposals to slash inheritance tax, top income brackets and...

The oil price – up, down or ‘range-bound’?
The oil price – up, down or ‘range-bound’?

The current acceleration of the world economy should normally boost demand for oil. However,...

Investors continue adding to EM holdings
Investors continue adding to EM holdings

Emerging market assets saw net inflows for the third month running in March, as investor optimism...

News

Will robots replace fund selectors?

Will robots replace fund selectors?

Using algorithms may help fund selectors choose products more efficiently, but human...

Published : 28, Apr 2017

Euro weakens slightly as ECB remains in easing mode

Euro weakens slightly as ECB remains in easing mode

As expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) kept rates on hold on Thursday. Hawks'...

Published : 27, Apr 2017

Invesco boosts ETF offering with Source acquisition

Invesco boosts ETF offering with Source acquisition

US-based asset manager Invesco has confirmed it will take over Source, the London-based...

Published : 27, Apr 2017

Beware of highly-leveraged US stocks

Beware of highly-leveraged US stocks

Highly-leveraged US companies face a disproportionate rise in interest payments as...

Published : 26, Apr 2017

ANALYSIS: All stars aligned for European equities rally

ANALYSIS: All stars aligned for European equities rally

The fact that the Euro Stoxx 50 index recorded its largest one-day gain since July...

Published : 25, Apr 2017

Media

Future-proofing a multi-asset portfolio: Thomas Romig - part 1 of 2

Future-proofing a multi-asset portfolio: Thomas Romig - part...

In this video interview, Assenagon's Thomas Romig explains how he has been adding many different flavours to his multi-asset funds over the years.

Features

ANALYSIS: Fixed maturity funds – Has the opportunity passed?

ANALYSIS: Fixed maturity funds – Has the opportunity passed?

2016 saw some highly successful launches of fixed maturity bond funds as investors took the opportunity to lock in attractive yields combined with reduced duration risk. But...

Interviews

Susanne Bolin-Gärtner interview - Evolve or die

Susanne Bolin-Gärtner interview - Evolve or die

Susanne Bolin-Gärtner has overhauled the selection philosophy at Stockholm’s Folksam Fondforsäkring, shifting the focus from ‘exotic’ to flexible funds with a wide mandate...

Events

Expert Investor Iceland 2017
Expert Investor Iceland 2017

Tuesday 9 May
Grand Hotel, Reykavik

Expert Investor Finland 2017
Expert Investor Finland 2017

Tuesday 16 May
Hotel Kämp, Finland

Expert Investor Portugal 2017
Expert Investor Portugal 2017

Thursday 18 May
InterContinental Lisbon

Expert Investor ESG Congress
Expert Investor ESG Congress

Date to be confirmed

Waldorf Astoria Berlin

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