09 September 2013
With growth starting to return to the eurozone, one of the major beneficiaries has been ‘emerging’ Europe, which is currently seeing a resurgence. David Reid, co-fund manager of the BlackRock Emerging Europe trust, explains.
05 September 2013
Andreas Zoellinger, co-manager of the BlackRock Continental European Income fund, is backing mid-caps for dividends as valuations in some larger companies become overstretched.
04 September 2013
Shares in low-cost airline Ryanair tumbled 15% on Wednesday after the firm issued a surprise profit warning.
03 September 2013
Andrew Parry, CEO of Hermes Sourcecap, says too much belief in the power of central banks to ignite growth could delay structural reform and breed complacency in Europe.
30 August 2013
PIMCO, the world's largest bond house, lost its position as the best-selling fund group in Europe in the first half of the year.
28 August 2013
Pilots know that taking off with a strong tailwind behind you can be dangerous. Seasoned investors know the same thing. The best time to invest in equities is not when margins are high and sales are growing; it is easy to make errors of optimism and overpay for growth when things have been going well and the future looks rosy.
27 August 2013
7IM Personal Injury fund climbs Consistent 50 as manager’s cautious investment style pays off.
15 August 2013
The European mutual fund industry shrunk by 1.3% in the second quarter, with a net decrease of more than 400 funds, as the number of mergers and closures began to accelerate again.
14 August 2013
Developed equities attracted the bulk of inflows into exchange traded funds (ETF) in the second quarter, according to the latest figures from iShares, as investors continue to shy away from emerging markets.
13 August 2013
Aviva Investors has hired Sunita Kara from Baring Asset Management as portfolio manager for European high yield.
12 August 2013
PIMCO’s head of EMEA and head of global wealth management tell Hardeep Tawakley how the group is trying to diversify outside the traditional fixed income space.
09 August 2013
T Rowe Price European equity specialist Andrew Clifton reveals five of the best European banks to back against the backdrop of improving sentiment in the eurozone.
07 August 2013
Fixed income managers have taken advantage of pricing opportunities in the high yield space to move back into the asset class, after outflows hit record levels in June following the Federal Reserve’s tapering talk.
01 August 2013
Shares in Lloyds Banking Group and Jupiter Fund Management soared on Thursday after both groups reported hefty profits in their half-year results.
31 July 2013
With interest rates in the UK at a historic low, investors have been looking for income strategies to boost the yields of their portfolios.
As we head into 2014, fund managers are facing a new world with reduced margins. James Budden, director of distribution at Baillie Gifford, argues it is a sacrifice worth making.
Stuart Edwards, fixed interest fund manager at Invesco Perpetual, considers where we are in the US economic recovery and monetary policy debate, and what this means for the global bond market as we move into 2014.
Bertrand Cliquet, fund manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund, explains his fund’s strategy and where he believes there is value in the sector.
China has made a series of reforms to liberalise the renminbi and could free up its bond market. Ing's Peter Sengelmann explains the implications for investors.
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