31 January 2013
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has revealed it has taken an 8% stake in football club Manchester United.
28 January 2013
The number of assets in underperforming 'dog' funds has more than halved since last summer but over £12bn is still stuck in such offerings, according to Bestinvest's latest Spot the Dog list.
21 January 2013
BlackRock has launched an Emerging Markets Absolute Return fund for managers Sam Vecht and Henry Wigan.
16 January 2013
Inflation may have held steady at 2.7% in the final month of 2012, but this year it is expected to rear its ugly head once more as the impact of falling sterling pushes up import costs.
10 January 2013
BlackRock has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the exchange-traded funds (ETF) business of Credit Suisse, in a deal set to complete by the end of the second quarter.
07 December 2012
Charlotte Richards talks to managers about how they are hoping to profit from the transformed energy landscape.
07 December 2012
Global fund management groups such as BlackRock, T Rowe Price and Federated Investors are rushing to set up ‘ultra-short' bond funds to lure investors away from the money markets.
04 December 2012
David Gardner, head of EMEA sales and BlackRock's iShares veteran, is set to retire after 12 years.
27 November 2012
Bob Doll has joined Nuveen Asset Management as chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager in a surprise move following his retirement from BlackRock in the summer.
22 November 2012
Ex-UBS manager Lawrence Kemp has resurfaced at BlackRock's New York office, where he has been appointed as managing director and head of the firm's fundamental large-cap growth team.
19 November 2012
It has been a hectic year for investors, with the eurozone debacle driving core bond yields to record lows, while equity markets were buffeted by fears over China and the US.
09 November 2012
Barclays has appointed Rory Tobin, former head of iShares International, to work on reviewing the group's asset management arm.
06 November 2012
US stock markets could spike if Mitt Romney secures a surprise victory tomorrow in the US Presidential election, leading thinktank the Centre for Economic Business Research (CEBR) has forecast.
02 November 2012
While Brazil has traditionally dominated investors’ Latin America exposure, Charlotte Richards discovers the region has much more to offer off the beaten track.
29 October 2012
When it comes to global equity investing, dividends matter more than first perceived, writes Stuart Reeve, co-manager of the BlackRock Global Equity Income fund.
Sheldon MacDonald, senior investment manager at Architas, looks at the prospects for global equities markets for the rest of 2013 and beyond.
Annabelle Williams talks to Fen Sung, manager of the Premier China Enterprise fund, about the stocks that could benefit from a relaxation of China’s one-child policy.
Although US equity markets have continued to reach new all-time highs this year, sentiment towards the prospect of a sustained US economic recovery has become more tentative in the past few weeks.
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