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Geir Lode, head of global equities at Hermes and manager of the Hermes Global Equity fund, has identified five technology stocks that may not necessarily be 'empire-building' but still offer sustainable returns for shareholders.
Nikko Asset Management is launching two new strategies in the UK this month, investing in global equities and multi-asset respectively.
Odey's Tim Bond has joined the board of Law Debenture investment trust, after being voted in at its 2015 AGM.
Troy Asset Management has renamed its Trojan Capital fund to reflect the portfolio's increasingly global remit.
Alliance Trust's head of equities, Peter Michaelis, said an increased focus on sustainability has driven a number of significant changes to the group's £2.5bn flagship global trust over recent months.
Neptune's CEO Robin Geffen is refraining from holding any UK equities within his global portfolios due to risks surrounding the upcoming general election.
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Jupiter's Robert Mumby, manager of the Jupiter International Financials fund, has identified five top stocks from around the world he expects to excel.
Witan Investment Trust has appointed two new managers for its global equity portfolios.
Veteran fund manager Graham French is to leave M&G, handing over his Global Basics fund to his co-manager. Should holders of the fund consider other options?
US-based Thornburg Investment Management has launched an unconstrained global equity fund, as the group moves to build its presence in the UK.
RWC is to launch a global equity fund for Louise Keeling, who joined the group from Marathon Asset Management last month.
Managers around the globe have upped their exposure to equities in what Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts dubbed the 'great rotation' of 2013.
Former Neptune manager Nicola Muirhead has joined River & Mercantile Asset Management to work on its global equity team.
Nick Hamilton, head of global equity products at Invesco Perpetual, is hoping to boost the "mediocre" performance of the group's £1bn Global Equity fund by positioning less defensively and adding to US exposure.
The majority of global equity funds underperformed the market in the first half of 2012, with many managers wrong-footed by the US outperformance.