Fed’s wait-and-see approach to monetary policy adds to contradictary signals
Volatility has returned to US equity markets, unnerving European institutional investors with significant exposure to American assets in their portfolios
When uncertainty hangs over the financial markets, indices tend to converge. That is true for net sentiment of equities
The many uncertainties on the global stage might not be bad news for everyone
Markets have pulled back from US rate hike forecasts; Euro credit looks set to be most vulnerable to quantative tightening; The European elections in May look set to see a surge in support for populist parties
Exposure to Chinese equities presents opportunities in both market beta and alpha
At an uncertain time for equity markets, European investors discuss their strategies
Although central to financial theory, the equity risk premium is hard to apply in practice
Chinese tech firms offer exposure to rapidly expanding domestic markets
It is human nature to reduce the complexity of reality to simple rules, simple foci and simple decision points. In this, Brexit is no different
Philip Green, a British retail billionaire, is perhaps best-known for the controversy surrounding the pensions deficit of his defunct BHS high street chain
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
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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The deadline for national implementation of the IORP II directive passed this January
”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”
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
Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis
It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes.