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Global dividends forecast to hit record $1.2trn in 2017

Mon, 21 Aug 2017By

Upgrade comes after dividends hit quarterly all-time high in Q2

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IPE August 2017 Expectations Indicator: Managers shift on Japan

Tue, 15 Aug 2017By IPE Staff

Sentiment changed to positive outlook on Japanese equities for first time in several months

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PFA expects equities to stay supported through 2017

Mon, 7 Aug 2017By

Danish pension fund strategist says this year is turning point for businesses internationally

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Fitch: Green bond fund sector prospects 'far from certain'

Tue, 1 Aug 2017By

Passive funds and concentration risk pose threats to active management approaches to the emerging asset class

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EFAMA, ICMA: ‘no systemic risk’ from leverage in EU-based funds

Thu, 20 Jul 2017By

Existing fund leverage rules sufficient for risk assessment, trade bodies argue

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Schroders: World on course for 4°C warming (for now)

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By

Investors should prepare for more aggressive decarbonisation pace, asset manager argues

Equity investors should consider the duration of their portfolios index

Comment: Not all diversified growth funds depend on beta

Mon, 17 Jul 2017By Colin Dryburgh

Recent criticism of diversified growth funds is not entirely justified, argues Kames Capital’s Colin Dryburgh

Public pension funds increase hedge fund exposure by 50%

UK plan for sovereign-owned listing category a worry for investors

Fri, 14 Jul 2017By

FCA proposal would be ‘bad news’ for London and minority shareholders

Bank of England

Investment fund fire sales could trigger corporate bond 'dislocation'

Thu, 13 Jul 2017By Raji Menon

Bank of England investigates impact of large-scale redemptions 

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US Equities: Opinions differ on valuations

July / August 2017 (Magazine)

Asset managers differ on whether or not the US equity market is overvalued

US Equities: The Trump reflation trade

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

The US president’s stated policies appear to have boosted the country’s already-reviving economy

US Equities: Stable despite the threats

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Investors have not shied away from equities, despite the expectation that near-record low volatility might be due to turn soon

US Equities: Survival in the internet onslaught

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

The new disruptive environment is having a profound effect on the types of  businesses that can survive and prosper

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US Equities: Opportunities in infrastructure

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

The scale of infrastructure spending being promoted by the Trump administration suggests a role for private-sector funding

PureGroup: Sensitivity of US equities to macroeconomics

July / August 2017 (Magazine)

The data shows the sensitivity of selected US equity funds to macroeconomic factors

Government bonds: Euro-zone risks remain

June 2017 (Magazine)By

Economic growth prospects in the euro-zone look brighter but political uncertainties are a cause for concern

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Briefing: MiFID II – The birth of a market

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

As MiFID II comes into effect, asset managers and brokers must negotiate a price for sell-side investment research

Briefing: Cyberwar without end

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Financial institutions are involved in a cyber arms race against criminals

Briefing: Greece's political millstone

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

Uncertainties in the euro-zone pose a risk to Greece’s improving economy

Briefing: An emerged market

July / August 2017 (Magazine)

Asian private equity allocations are becoming mainstream

Convertibles: A fundamental shift

June 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Convertibles are gradually being recognised as an asset class in their own right

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