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What do Italian fund buyers think of all the major asset classes?

Published : 1, May 2017
Asset managers fear Mifid II sales impact

Asset managers fear Mifid II sales impact

The country with the highest level of retrocessions in Europe also was the most lucrative market for active managers in 2016. Little wonder some asset managers believe Mifid II will negatively impact fund sales.

Published : 7, Apr 2017
Pan European Congress Rome - Photo Gallery

Pan European Congress Rome - Photo Gallery

Here you can see a slideshow of photos taken at the Expert Investor Pan European Congress, held in Rome on 1-3 March 2017.

Published : 8, Mar 2017
Which asset classes lost you most money in 2016?

Which asset classes lost you most money in 2016?...

Thanks to the end-of-year ‘Trump rally’, 2016 has been a pretty good year for investors in risky assets. However, not all asset classes have fared so well.

ANALYSIS: Is Italy really only an Italian problem?

ANALYSIS: Is Italy really only an Italian problem?...

Stock markets have responded to the Italian No-vote in an even more muted way than to the UK’s vote Brexit and Donald Trump’s election. Are investors being complacent about the political and economic effects of a vote that was seen as vital for the future of the EU not so long ago, or has the referendum outcome in fact already been priced in?

Published : 6, Dec 2016
Markets muted as polls get Italy vote right

Markets muted as polls get Italy vote right

European markets were largely unmoved on Monday morning despite the Italian electorate’s decision to reject Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's call for constitutional reform.

Published : 5, Dec 2016
Caution advised for bond investors as Italy referendum looms

Caution advised for bond investors as Italy referendum...

Whereas equity markets have quickly shrugged off the result of the US presidential elections, peripheral bond spreads have widened since. Trump’s election seems to have reminded markets of the possible consequences of an Italian no-vote in next week’s referendum.

Published : 23, Nov 2016
Expert Investor Italy Q4 2016 Photo Gallery

Expert Investor Italy Q4 2016 Photo Gallery

Here you can see a selection of photos taken at Expert Investor Italy, held in Milan on 8 November 2016.

Published : 11, Nov 2016
Interview - Generali's Andrea Favaloro, breaking with a tradition

Interview - Generali's Andrea Favaloro, breaking...

There is a shift under way from traditional benchmark tracking to absolute return investing. As investment habits change, Generali’s Andrea Favaloro says fund houses and intermediaries must respond with non-traditional solutions.

Published : 31, Oct 2016
Italian investors keep faith in absolute return despite disappointments

Italian investors keep faith in absolute return...

Italy is the country of pizza, pasta, and…. absolute return. Nowhere else in Europe, investors crave absolute return products as much as in Italy.

Published : 23, Sep 2016

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