27 October 2014
LGM Investments (formerly Lloyd George Management) has reopened its LGM Frontier Markets strategy to investors following a dip in assets.
13 October 2014
Sharp falls in Hong Kong-listed shares mean investors are now increasing their exposure to China via this route, even as the onshore market opens up further to foreign investment.
27 May 2014
Thailand has been gripped by political unrest since last November, with its stock market enduring a tumultuous ride over the last seven months, but which funds have maintained their overweights, and how have they fared?
05 August 2013
Franklin Templeton’s UK country head talks to Dan Jones about how the group has changed since its acquisition of Rensburg and how it has adapted to RDR challenges
14 December 2012
After a year of debate on a hard versus soft landing in China, leading investors in emerging market equities give their outlooks for 2013 as it appears China's economy has settled into a slower pace of growth.
28 September 2012
Emerging market corporates’ interest in global brands can be a "real positive" for European companies now trading at takeover valuations, according to Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius.
31 August 2012
Fears Chinese government’s stimulus plans are not enough leave managers waiting on the sidelines.
24 August 2012
Katie Holliday talks to managers about their views on the likelihood of a hard landing in China, how it would impact other major global markets and how they are protecting their portfolios from this downside risk.
16 August 2012
China bull Mark Mobius, manager of the £10bn Templeton Asian Growth fund, said the country need not fear a hard or soft landing as the authorities will step in once more to manage economic growth.
29 June 2012
Europe can learn some important lessons from the historical development of emerging economies as it attempts to resolve its sovereign debt crisis, Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius has said.
15 June 2012
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius said investors should expect an increasing number of market crises as information flows increase and Western growth grinds to a halt.
13 June 2012
Stock markets globally recorded their worst monthly performance for 2012 in May.
18 October 2011
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius has said he does not believe there will be a recession in developed or emerging markets despite the ongoing eurozone sovereign crisis.
20 July 2011
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius has said Russia is his current emerging market of choice and suggested concerns over corporate governance are misplaced.
12 July 2011
Mark Mobius has warned it will take until the end of 2011 for China to overcome its inflationary problems.
Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), explores how the fixed income sector is embracing responsible investment strategies.
Contingent convertible bonds (CoCos) have swiftly moved into the mainstream as regulators put more pressure on banks following the financial crisis. However, Dan Daldry, a manager in the fixed income team at Alliance Trust, argues there are many risks in the sector.
A spurt in environmental regulations from governments is driving growth for companies linked to recycling, water treatment and alternative energy. Jon Forster from Impax outlines the opportunities.
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