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Prudential Investments launches Prudential Global Tactical Allocation Fund

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 20:45

Prudential Investments has launched the Prudential Global Tactical Allocation Fund (PTALX), providing the potential for long-term risk-adjusted total return through targeted long and short exposures to diverse sources of return across global equities, global bonds, commodities, and currencies markets. »

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UCITS assets reach EUR9 trillion mark for the first time in March 2015

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 19:00

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet, which provides net sales of UCITS and non-UCITS for March 2015. »

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Risk appetite continues to rise amongst investors

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 18:00

Investor appetite for risk continued to increase in the last quarter, according to the findings of the latest Risk Rotation Index by NN Investment Partners.  »

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NN IP and FMO to launch emerging markets loans fund

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 17:00

NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and the Dutch development bank Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO) have joined forces to develop an emerging markets loans fund.  »

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Consortium of Danish pension funds secures largest prime Nordic logistics portfolio

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:45

A consortium of four Danish pension funds has acquired the largest portfolio of modern prime logistics properties in the Nordics. »

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Baird Advisors adds experienced municipal investment team

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:30

Institutional fixed income investment manager Baird Advisors has hired a municipal investment team from BMO Global Asset Management.  »

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Natixis adopts RiskFirst’s risk management platform PFaroe

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 15:30

Natixis has adopted RiskFirst’s real-time analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe to help clients better understand the risk inherent with their defined benefit pension liabilities, allowing more effective solutions. »

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SGSS provides Pioneer Investments with a new Korean Won share class hedging solution

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 10:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched a new share class hedging solution in Korean Won for Pioneer Investments, extending the firm’s investment product range in Korea for asset managers and institutional and retail investors. »

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Investors selectively lowering risk after bond sell-off, says survey

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 09:00

Global investors have less appetite for higher risk exposures, particularly in the US, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for May. »

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ITG becomes Bondcube US trading intermediary

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 06:00

ITG, the independent execution broker, has been appointed as a US trading intermediary for Bondcube’s buy-side to buy-side trades. »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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