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Earth at night

Investment industry ‘must embrace new theory of investing’

Wed, 21 Mar 2018By

Adoption of 1950s-born modern portfolio theory seen at heart of many industry problems


Asset management roundup: Nippon Life to back DWS’s listing

Mon, 12 Mar 2018By

Plus: Commission worries, disappoints with proposals on cross-border distribution of funds

Bank of England

Why quantitative tightening won’t happen

Mon, 12 Mar 2018By

Asset owners and economists argue that the UK central bank will struggle to ‘normalise’ its balance sheet any time soon


‘Only big players will survive’, says Universal Investment CEO

Thu, 1 Mar 2018By

Universal Investment CEO anticipates consolidation in domestic fund service provider market

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More private equity managers plan to cut targeted returns: Preqin

Thu, 22 Feb 2018By

Industry faces a ‘critical juncture’ amid strong demand, high valuations and record levels of uninvested capital

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‘Alternative protein’ engagement initiative draws more investors

Tue, 13 Feb 2018By

FAIRR-coordinated project publishes outcome of engagement with global food companies

Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland moves to curb heavy pension fund influence over local companies

Tue, 6 Feb 2018By

Task force backs making ownership policies clearer to address pension funds’ dominance over domestic assets

Liege Belgium

Euro and equity rallies boost Belgian pension funds to 6% in 2017

Mon, 5 Feb 2018By

PensioPlus warns on withdrawal of quantitative easing, equity market volatility and higher inflation

US dollars

Private debt assets hit record high as dry powder piles up

Fri, 2 Feb 2018By

Nearly €250bn is still waiting to be invested, according to data provider Preqin

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Joseph Mariathasan: Trump’s tariffs and America’s Luddites

Mon, 29 Jan 2018By

Washing machines may never experience exponential change, but solar cells could

Laila Mortensen, CEO, Industriens

Industriens sees higher volatility, lower returns in 2018

Wed, 24 Jan 2018By

Danish labour-market pension fund posts 8.2% return for last year

All Markets

European Equities: Catching up with global growth

March 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

European equities look set to catch up with other developed markets this year after recent underperformance

Small Caps: Positive outlook continues

March 2018 (magazine)By

European small caps could continue to do well in the prevailing economic and political environment

Private equity: Competitive arena

February 2018 (magazine)By

The healthy state of private equity markets is drawing interest from investors ranging from high-net-worth individuals and family offices to public markets, mega-funds and Asian firms

Secondaries come to the fore

February 2018 (magazine)By

The secondaries market has developed into an integral part of private equity portfolios

Sustainability key to the future

February 2018 (magazine)By

ESG is rapidly evolving from a risk control practice to an opportunity for creating value and ensuring survival for firms

Year in review: Rapid growth rules

February 2018 (magazine)By

The private equity industry records nine consecutive years of growth as assets under management hit a record high

Investment Grade Credit: Will the global rally last?

January 2018 (magazine)By

The global economy appears to be entering a period of greater stability and low volatility but risks remain for fixed-income investors

All Investing in:

Derivatives: Pros and cons of central clearing

March 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

While there is uncertainty over exemptions for pension funds, compliance with EMIR could bring benefits

Mortgages: Safe as Dutch houses?

March 2018 (magazine)By

The Dutch residential market offers good opportunities in fixed income, but foreign investors should do their research

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Cryptocurrencies and the state

March 2018 (magazine)By Bob Swarup

Digital currencies dominate the media and water cooler conversations these days

Looking towards a new Japan

February 2018 (magazine)By

The Japanese stock market recently hit a 26-year high. This achievement is even more remarkable when considered against the geopolitical backdrop

Two sides of the bitcoin

February 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have attracted as many fans as critics

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