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BNP Paribas rebrands and targets three key markets

BNP Paribas rebrands and targets three key markets...

BNP Paribas Investment Partners is targeting Germany, China and the US as the three key markets where it can accelerate sales growth significantly. The company is also changing its name.

Published : 24, May 2017
ANALYSIS: What to expect from Macronomics

ANALYSIS: What to expect from Macronomics

The prospect of ‘Trumponomics’ powered equity markets last year. ‘Macrononomics’ doesn't only sound more like a real word, it could even have more powerful and longer-lasting effects. But the stakes are high.

Published : 9, May 2017
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What do French fund buyers think of all the major asset classes?

Published : 1, May 2017
Markets celebrate Macron victory in French elections

Markets celebrate Macron victory in French elections...

Equity markets have welcomed Emmanuel Macron’s resounding victory in the first round of the French presidential elections. The euro also rallied and peripheral bond yields collapsed.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
ANALYSIS: French elections - prepare for an uncertain outcome

ANALYSIS: French elections - prepare for an uncertain...

The French presidential elections have turned into a highly unpredictable four-horse race. All four candidates offer radically different visions on the economy, and on France’s place in Europe. But is there a way to prepare for the outcome if the result is still so much up in the air?

Published : 21, Apr 2017
Specialisation is key to finding alpha, says fund selector

Specialisation is key to finding alpha, says fund...

Only being a specialist in one specific area will give absolute return fund managers the edge to extract alpha, believes Lucas Strojny, head of fund selection at Advenis Investment Managers in Paris. And there is one such specialised fund the Frenchman particularly likes.

Published : 6, Apr 2017
Interview - Laurent Truchi and his quest for passion

Interview - Laurent Truchi and his quest for passion...

What do you look for in a fund manager? Laurent Truchi of Edmond de Rothschild believes it’s primarily one thing that counts: passion.

Distributor interview - François Hullo, BNP Paribas IP

Distributor interview - François Hullo, BNP Paribas...

The investment industry has had to cope with many irregular twists and turns in recent years, in the wake of economic crises and geopolitical upsets. BNP Paribas IP’s François Hullo’s job is to try to predict the shape of things to come...

Published : 27, Jan 2017
Smart beta provider ERI to abolish fixed management fees

Smart beta provider ERI to abolish fixed management...

In an unprecedented move, ERI Scientific Beta, a provider of smart beta indices that is an offshoot of the EDHEC Risk Institute in France, today announced it will offer its mandate clients the option to only pay performance fees.

Published : 26, May 2016
Investors in Monaco take refuge in large caps

Investors in Monaco take refuge in large caps

The majority of Monaco-based investors prefer investing in large caps in all asset classes, as they believe large companies give them better protection against an upcoming market correction.

Published : 13, May 2016

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