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.
31 October 2013
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched a Total Emerging Markets Income fund to be run by Richard Titherington and Pierre-Yves Bareau.
30 October 2013
A fresh long-term refinancing operation (LTRO) launched by the European Central Bank (ECB) will not have as significant an impact as those seen in 2012, according to AXA Sterling Strategic Bond manager Nick Hayes.
25 October 2013
Aberdeen Asset Management has confirmed rumours it is in talks to buy Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) in a deal which would make it the largest listed fund management firm in Europe.
21 October 2013
J.P. Morgan has reportedly agreed to pay an £8bn ($13bn) fine as part of a settlement with the US over its role in the mortgage-backed securities market, which led to the near-collapse of the US financial system.
19 August 2013
Japan’s equity markets have enjoyed a strong rally since the December 2012 election of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his announcement of a three-pronged package of measures aimed at stimulating the economy, dubbed ‘Abenomics’.
14 August 2013
Two former J.P. Morgan traders have been charged in the US over the scandal that saw the bank sustain losses of $6bn.
12 August 2013
Two City traders could be arrested within days over their role in the J.P. Morgan 'London Whale' scandal which cost the firm $6.2bn, according to reports.
Japan has rising taxes, an energy shortfall, and tensions with China to resolve in 2014, says Charlotte Watson, chief investment officer of Attivo Investment Management.
Investors buying passives risk missing out on active funds that deliver real total returns well above what trackers can deliver, Jonathan Willcocks, M&G's global head of retail sales, argues.
Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey says we should "interrogate quite hard" the assertion that the price of fund management has dropped elsewhere in the world, but not in the UK.
The recent efforts of Turkey's central bank remain deeply unconvincing while Chinese and Russian markets are stuffed full of state-owned enterprises. But there are bright spots for EM investors, argues Baillie Gifford's Tim Campbell.
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