17 September 2014
The difference between open- and closed-ended funds used to be clear cut. However, new regulation in the form of the UCITS IV directive has brought changes to the open-ended structure. Simon Crinage, head of investment trusts at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains everything investors need to know about the new rules
22 July 2014
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined a former senior J.P. Morgan banker £450,000 after he disclosed inside information to contacts.
27 May 2014
ECB policy changes have already been priced into markets, but will Draghi's decisions be sufficient in staving off the threat of deflation in the eurozone? Hardeep Tawakley reports.
23 April 2014
Investors have been selling out of Russian equities since the country’s stand-off with neighbour Ukraine escalated in early March and caused shares to plunge, but one fund manager has been buying back in despite ongoing tensions.
22 April 2014
Alain Defise, investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, argues emerging market corporate bonds offer a way to tap into the ‘dynamism’ of the developing world, while shielding investors from the volatility associated with emerging currencies and stocks.
03 April 2014
JP Morgan Asset Management’s Garrett Fish has said a 10% correction in the US share prices this year would be good for the market, as valuations become increasingly stretched.
14 March 2014
Will manager moves win out over buy list pressure?
04 March 2014
Fund buyers are increasing their exposure to absolute return equity funds to take advantage of sharp falls by companies which miss earnings estimates.
10 February 2014
2013 was the best year for US equity investors since 1995, but what is next?
27 January 2014
Aviva Investors’ Kirill Pyshkin is to join Mirabaud Asset Management to run a global equity income product.
08 January 2014
J.P. Morgan Asset Management's chief markets strategist - former BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders - forecasts better times ahead for global markets in 2014.
07 January 2014
J.P. Morgan could be hit with another $2bn of fines over the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, according to reports.
02 December 2013
Nathan Chaudoin, investment director, emerging market debt at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains why investors should now look to corporate debt instead of sovereign bonds in emerging markets.
15 November 2013
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments at Rathbone Unit Trust Management, has bought a number of new funds in the last few months as he rejigs his portfolios to focus on global growth.
11 November 2013
Bond managers are buying back into European government debt, as worrying inflation figures revive fears the eurozone could sink into a period of Japan-style deflation.
Brazil’s equity markets have surged ahead this year as investors hope the upcoming election will usher in reforms similar to those seen in Mexico, explains Will Landers, manager of the BlackRock Latin American investment trust
Mid-market firms in Europe are struggling to meet their financial needs as traditional banks continue to undergo a deleveraging process. Alexandra Krief and Taron Wade, directors at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, explain how investors could fill the private funding gap
The provision of supportive monetary conditions has fuelled a value rally, but now there are signs that higher quality companies with long-term secular growth potential are back in favour.
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