The majority of asset managers dragged into new uncleared margin requirements over the next two years could avoid tying up capital altogether, but still play by the rules, according to recent research from OpenGamma.
Members of the International Advisory Board for Fund Selection (IAB) have raised concerns that investors expect daily liquidity from asset classes that can't not always support it.
The Eurozone is outperforming North America when it comes to ESG investing, according to new research by Amundi, although passive and active ESG investors on both sides of the pond have seen a positive impact on portfolio performance since 2014.
The financial transactions tax (FTT), as proposed by German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, does not deal with the problem of excessive market speculation but instead penalises long-term investors like pension funds and insurers, writes Jan Wagner…
Global fund managers have begun 2020 with the biggest overweight in European equities on record while allocating the least to emerging markets in six years relative to benchmark, according to the Global Funds 2020 Positioning Themes report compiled by Copley Fund Research.
Octopus Renewables, a specialist clean energy investor and part of Octopus Group, has secured a new UK corporate pension mandate with the National Grid UK Pension Scheme (NGUKPS), to invest GBP185 million in UK solar and onshore wind assets.
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (Aviva), expects global growth to pick up modestly in 2020, having established a trough at around the turn of the year. More importantly, worries about a more severe downturn or even recession next year have diminished significantly.
Equities are expected to return between six and eight per cent in 2020 amid further growth in the global economy. But this depends on the USA’s trade conflict with China and other countries not getting any worse, writes Jan Wagner…