NEWS

Inflows stall across emerging market funds in first for 2017

Inflows stall across emerging market funds in...

Emerging Market equity and bond funds ended their longest inflow streaks since 2013 during the second week of August as investors took some of their year-to-date gains off the table.

UK only region where dividend payments fell in Q2

UK only region where dividend payments fell in...

The UK was the only region in the world to see dividends fall in Q2 according to the latest Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index.

Published : 22, Aug 2017
Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ threat wipes $1trn from global markets

Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ threat wipes $1trn from...

The drastic fall across global markets following president Donald Trump’s threats against North Korea are a sign of how pronounced downturns can be from lofty market highs, Rowan Dartington’s Guy Stephens says.

Published : 17, Aug 2017
IMF warns of 'dangerous' trajectory for Chinese debt

IMF warns of 'dangerous' trajectory for Chinese...

China’s growth outlook is expected to improve between 2017 and 2021, but the country’s rising debt level skews the figures and raises strong concerns, according to the International Monetary Fund.

UK gilt funds shine in FE’s passive crown ratings

UK gilt funds shine in FE’s passive crown ratings...

More than half of passive UK gilt funds have been awarded FE’s top accolade for their index-tracking ability, compared with just 18% of global equity funds.

Equity bull market not dead yet, says Charles Stanley

Equity bull market not dead yet, says Charles...

The global equity bull market has further to run, despite industry concern it has reached a peak, according to Charles Stanley.

Published : 15, Aug 2017
ANALYSIS: Time to clear out the clutter of small funds

ANALYSIS: Time to clear out the clutter of small...

Small and expensive. Are funds that have failed to gather at least £10m (€11m) in assets under management just clogging up the investment universe?

Published : 14, Aug 2017
Inflation-linked bonds attractive despite uncertain outlook

Inflation-linked bonds attractive despite uncertain...

Despite a murkier outlook for global inflation, there could be “positive surprises” ahead which make inflation-linked bonds an attractive diversifier, Fidelity International says.

Published : 11, Aug 2017
China and momentum top MSCI in July

China and momentum top MSCI in July

China was the best performing country last month for equity investors, while momentum beat other factors like quality, index provider MSCI has reported.

Published : 11, Aug 2017
Appetite for absolute return funds falls to new low

Appetite for absolute return funds falls to new...

Fund selectors are losing enthusiasm for absolute return funds. Appetite for long/short equity and bond funds as well as multi-strategy funds has fallen to its lowest point for at least two years.

Published : 9, Aug 2017

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