With passive vehicles once again in the spotlight as the price war hots up, managers explain how they use the products and comment on the expanding smart-beta marketplace
Some managers still remain committed to asset class
After months of capital outflows and uncertainty, the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold rates in September could provide emerging markets with some respite.
Fund managers reveal to Investment Week the tailwinds behind their favourite alternative investments.
Pockets of value emerging
Investment Week asks managers for their view on 'Black Monday' and how they are protecting their portfolio amid ongoing market volatility
Four bond managers reveal the key challenges for fixed income
How bond managers are positioned for rest of 2015
As the alternative investment market reaches its 20th anniversary this week, managers highlight some of the most impressive company successes - as well as the major failures on the junior market - over the past two decades.
From urbanisation and the rise of a new middle class in emerging markets, to a renewed focus on corporate governance, managers explain which global structural changes are having the greatest impact on their portfolios.
As equities reach record highs and fresh volatility hits fixed income markets, Investment Week asks if cash is now looking like a more appealing proposition.
Top contrarian trades
What is your most interesting contrarian position?
What is proper portfolio diversification?
Are boards too complacent?
Which sectors are ripe for consolidation?
Managers pick their top alternative assets
As property continues to deliver for investors, value is becoming harder to find. Investment Week asks allocators and fund managers which sub-sectors still look like attractive propositions.
Fund managers reveal currency plays
A prolonged rally in both equities and bonds has left investors facing a challenge to diversify away from crowded trades in recent months. Investment Week asks fund managers and buyers which trades in particular should be raising the red flags.
Are you positioned for rate rises or cuts this year?
What has been the best or worst investment theme of the past 20 years?
Where are the best Asian opps?