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AP1 chief: Meeting investment return target will get tougher

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By

Investment loss of 0.2% before costs follows weak equity markets in the fourth quarter of 2018

People moves

Fund managers to lose out by ignoring diverse investor base, experts warn

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Young and ethnically diverse investors are starting to take control of their financial futures, according to an expert panel

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Asset management roundup: PE managers struggle for ‘skin in the game’

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By

Plus: UK trade body launches guide to Libor replacement, urging fund managers to act early

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Chart of the Week: The growing influence of the PRI

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By

Data suggests asset owners don’t place much weight on the PRI’s standards when picking managers 

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Vale: Swedish funds cut mining giant from portfolios after dam collapse

Thu, 21 Feb 2019By ,

AP1 cuts €39m of investments as fellow mining giant BHP pledges support for improved standards

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Investment manager disputes regulatory fine over IPO price fixing

Thu, 21 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Hargreave Hale is one of two firms to have been fined six-figure sums for misconduct relating to IPOs

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On the record: Asset management fees

February 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two European pension funds about their attitude to asset management fees and costs

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How we run our money: Laborfonds

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Ivonne Forno (pictured), the CEO of Laborfonds, the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo shortly after the fund’s 20th birthday

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US economy: Overpricing recession risk

February 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Financial markets have suffered a nasty bout of indigestion since October. The interplay of sentiment and volatility induced widespread pessimism, with added concern that market tantrums could subsequently bleed into the real economy

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CLO supply outstrips demand

February 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Do reports of a growing wariness over collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) mean that the good times are over for the investment vehicle?

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Briefing: Collateral challenges

January 2019 (magazine)By

Rising interest rates put collateral management strategies to the test

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Investment self help

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Many people start their new year with diets, exercise, or perhaps a dose of self-help. Bookshops are well stocked with guides to better working, living, thinking, sleeping and even breathing.

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Wrong on the recession

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The clouds darkened last month. Forecasts of the world’s economics prospects became distinctly gloomier.

All Analysis and Opinion

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Private equity: An expanding universe

February 2019 (Magazine)By

A significant growth in direct lending has helped boost the private equity market

High yield: Coping with a new environment

January 2019 (magazine)By

This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges

Global Equities: Valuation vagaries

December 2018 (magazine)By

Mean reversion is useful in valuing stocks, but there are many unpredictable factors that can disrupt long-term assumptions 

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Guest viewpoint: Lisa Brüggen & Thomas Post

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”

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Guest Viewpoint: Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA Institute

January 2019 (magazine)By

The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975 

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Long Term Matters: What do Facebook’s investors care?

January 2019 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Mark Zuckerberg “is a bigger threat to American democracy than Donald Trump”, says David Runciman, professor of politics at Cambridge University

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Guest viewpoint: Simon Lewis, AFME

December 2018 (magazine)

Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis 

Long Term Matters: What should investors do about authoritarian governments?

December 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

In October, I wrote that investors would soon have to choose between backing social justice or going along with authoritarian- ism. I was not expecting that the choice would come so quickly

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