Natixis Global Asset Management is set to launch two funds for the UK retail market, one focusing on European equities and another investing in global stocks.
Allianz Global Investors' Lucy Macdonald has increased the £367m Brunner investment trust's overseas exposure since taking over as lead manager, in a bid to diversify away its "dependency" on the UK market and maintain its 44-year record of annual dividend...
John Ricciardi, CEO of Kestrel Investment Partners, takes a closer look at the fallout from recent global political events and the implications for investors in 2017.
Aneeka Gupta, equity and commodity strategist at ETF Securities, has said flows into energy ETPs this year have been reflective of price chasing by investors, which means they have missed out on buying opportunities.
Three ETF providers at this year's Smart Beta Breakfast Briefing discuss how the evolution of factor-based strategies are allowing them to improve investors' risk-adjusted returns in uncertain times
Which funds topped the chart?
For over two decades, the pace of Italy's economic growth has lagged that of its major continental peers, writes LGIM's Justin Onuekwusi.
From tackling 'Trump-enomics' and a rise in inflation, to ditching bond proxies and anticipating further political uncertainty, managers from Investment Week's November Funds to Watch conference share their views on how they are adjusting their strategies...
Ed Smith, asset allocation strategist at Rathbones, has warned developed market indices, which have performed well since Donald Trump's US election win, are only experiencing a short-term rally before the negative aspects of his victory begin to hit home....
Investors are taking a cautious approach to the upcoming Italian referendum on constitutional reform, but say the market consequences of the vote will not be as serious as the Brexit vote or US election, whatever the outcome.
ESG issues continue to challenge investor attitudes and drive longer-term outlooks, says Schroders study
Jessica Ground, head of stewardship at Schroders, analyses the results of the Schroders Global Investor Study which reveals ESG factors are continuing to gain momentum among the investment community and why advisers can no longer afford to ignore them...
The headlines for 2017
Just a blip or something worse?
As 2017 approaches, sustainable investment is high on the agenda for many fund managers and experts. Here, they reveal which areas will make headlines and how they will gain exposure to them within their portfolios.
Craig Mackenzie, senior investment strategist at Aberdeen Asset Management, on why 2017 offers a slightly hotter dish than 2016, albeit with an extra twist of political uncertainty.
Long term, discounts have moved in tandem with FTSE All Share
Not meeting regulator's expectations
Rallied following Clinton defeat
David Coombs, head of multi-asset at Rathbones, has said 'Generation Z' is disrupting industries and will cause "massive impacts on investment" in the next five years.
US market 'never been as concentrated as it is today'
'The financial crisis catalysed responsible investment - let's not wait for the next crisis to take it further'
It is eight years since a culture of irresponsible investment led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers and put the global financial sector on the edge of the abyss, writes Lauren Compere, MD and director of shareholder engagement at Boston Common Asset...
Ian Kenny, head of fixed income at Smith & Williamson, reflects on how globalisation and growing debt levels have impacted the bond markets over the past ten months.
Cautious of investing 'too early'
Tightly fought campaign