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Investing in Global Equities

Global Equities: The search for global opportunities

October 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Finding attractive companies in the current market environment is no easy matter even within the entire universe of global equities

Valuations: Emerging from the wings

October 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Against a backdrop of lacklustre growth in the developed world, emerging markets are beginning to find favour again with investors

Investment Approaches: Reasons to be cheerful

October 2016 (Magazine)By

With 30,000 potential stocks in the global equities universe, picking the right investment approach may be more important than the right manager, argues Joseph Mariathasan

Sensitivity of selected global equity funds to macro factors

October 2016 (Magazine)By Patrick Murphy

The chart data shows the sensitivity of the five largest global equity funds to changes in macroeconomic factors: global default spreads; global interest rates; US Dollar Trade Weighted Index and global inflation. IPE and PureGroup selected the largest domestic and cross-border funds registered for sale in the UK, in terms of assets, from the Morningstar database.

Global Equities

Global Equities: Ecology of a mega-cap

October 2015 (Magazine)By

China has leapfrogged Japan into second place after the US on the global mega-companies list. We explore attributes that help companies develop into giants 

All Investing in Global Equities

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Investment gains for DAX pensions beat expectations

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By

German funds’ returns and top-up payments helped keep funding level as interest rates fell

Accountancy

Accounting: Bank trade body warns of backwards step for IFRS 9

Tue, 21 Mar 2017By

New accounting standard could weaken current rules on banks’ loan loss provisions

Pounds sterling

UK roundup: Institutional disinvestment rises, LGPS deficit falls

Tue, 21 Mar 2017By

Also: Phoenix Life secures buy-in with own pension fund; L&G dominates 2016 de-risking

Sterling

Accounting roundup: FRC criticises audit firms' quality

Thu, 9 Mar 2017By

Audit firms require ‘more than just limited improvements’

Victims or winners?

March 2017 (Magazine)By

There is a live debate in the Netherlands with regard to the pensions (or lack of them) of the million-plus group of self-employed, or zzp’ers in Dutch

All News and Opinion

On the Record: How do you deal with geopolitical risk?

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Industriens Pension, Migros Pensionskasse and SPMS – explain their approach to managing geopolitical risks 

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How We Run Our Money: Carillion Pension Trustees

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Robin Ellison, chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the scheme’s approach to de-risking and regulation

Strategically Speaking: Lyxor Asset Management

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Fiduciary management is a potential solution to the problems of countless pension funds in Europe. Lyxor Asset Management is raising its efforts in this area

Frank Juliano - Compenswiss

How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

All Interviews

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