Some US smaller companies may benefit from America First policies but others will not
Comparisons of the performance of listed smaller companies and private equity are fraught with difficulty
Investors have to work hard to gain an information edge to successfully exploit small-cap markets
Daniel Ben-Ami looks at how smaller companies are adapting to the economic and political landscape
The performance of US small and medium-sized companies has been boosted by an expectation of lower taxes and lighter regulation under President Trump
Smaller companies are crucial to the success of the European economy. However, the way they are nurtured by investors and governments varies dramatically
Joseph Mariathasan finds that the UK economy has fared quite well since the Brexit vote, but smaller companies are vulnerable to any potential domestic slowdown
Successful investing in the UK’s smaller businesses requires adopting attitudes and techniques similar to those in private equity investing, according to Tony Dalwood
Data shows the sensitivity of the five largest US small and mid-cap equity funds and the five largest European small and mid-cap equity funds to changes in macroeconomic factors
UK and international rules on distributable reserves have ‘inconsistencies’, accountancy body admits, reigniting long-running debate
Also: FRC reports on current and future use of artificial intelligence in accounting and corporate reporting
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.
The clouds darkened last month. Forecasts of the world’s economics prospects became distinctly gloomier.
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We asked two European pension funds about their attitude to asset management fees and costs
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
Following the group’s reorganisation, SMTAM’s David Semaya outlines ambitious plans to widen their international expansion
As the equity markets begin 2019 in worse shape than last year, we asked three European pension funds how they conceive and execute their equity strategy, in order protect the portfolio
Xander den Uyl, chairman of PWRI, the Dutch fund for disabled workers, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its particular approach to ESG