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Multi-asset strategies most favoured in current low-yield environment

Wed, 27/05/2015 - 06:00

More than half of investors believe that Multi-Asset strategies, such as balanced and total return products, are the most favourable in terms of risk versus return, according to the findings of the latest Risk Rotation Index by NN Investment Partners, formerly ING Investment Management. »

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Jabre Capital Partners to launch emerging markets fund on UCITS platform

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 19:00

Jabre Capital Partners has launched the JABCAP (LUX) – Emerging Markets Fund, the third on Jabre Capital’s UCITS platform JABCAP (LUX), which is based and regulated in Luxembourg. »

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Buffalo Funds Promotes Research Analyst to Portfolio Manager

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 14:00

Kornitzer Capital Management (KCM), investment advisor to the Buffalo Funds, has appointed Doug Cartwright, CFA as co-manager of the Buffalo Emerging Opportunities Fund alongside Craig Richard. »

Beverly Chandler

ANZ and ETF Securities launch first Aussie ETF joint venture

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 12:27

ANZ Banking Group has become the first Australian bank to enter the Aussie market in a joint venture announced today with ETF Securities to list six new securities on the Australian Securities Exchange.   The new venture, ANZ ETFS, will list ETFs linked to US dollar and the Chinese Renminbi via deposits at the bank, physical gold stored in its giant vault in Singapore and three equity index linked ETFs tied to the US and Australian share markets.   »

Portfolio management

CBOE announces report on fund use of options in portfolio management

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:58

The Chicago Board Options Exchange announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs.” The study analysed SEC-regulated investment companies (mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end funds (CEFs)) that focus on use of exchange-listed options for portfolio management (options-based funds). »

Beverly Chandler

SEB comments on the Japanese recovery

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:33

Following a recent trip to Japan, Sean Yakota, head of Asia Strategy at SEB has commented on the changes he has witnessed as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stringent economic changes increasingly begin to show signs of success.   »

retirement

Silver Law Group investigates retirement advisors who falsely promoted alternative investments

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

Silver Law Group is investigating claims against a pair of self-described retirement planners who are alleged to have falsely promoted to customers the safety and profitability of interest in life settlements. »

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Pension clients want advisers to protect them from themselves, says new poll by Intelliflo

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 06:00

Financial advisers are regarded as having a key role to play in stopping people making costly errors when it comes to decisions about their pensions, according to a new survey by Intelliflo. »

Wind power

Wind power deals account for 17 per cent of all infrastructure transactions since 2006

Mon, 25/05/2015 - 16:48

Stephen Yates examines Preqin’s latest data on wind power deals, including aggregate deal value, average deal size and the most prominent regions for wind power deal activity. »

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Turner joins Bordier international desk

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 21:00

Specialist asset management firm Bordier (UK), part of the Swiss private banking group Bordier & Cie, has appointed Trevor Turner as a Client Relationship Manager on its newly established International Desk.   »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

Special report
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"... »

Special report
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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