UK and US funds controlling assets of some €15bn have been visiting Greece to meet leading corporates and policymakers in a roadshow organised by broker and investment bank Exotix.12 Apr 2013
Greece’s recovery hasn’t started yet, but soft data are becoming less bad, as the shocks that hit the Greek economy, including euro exit worries, are starting to dissipate, and bank deposit flows now look fully stabilised, according to economists at Morgan Stanley.04 Apr 2013
Jan Dehn, co-head of Research at Ashmore Investment Management says Greece should not be considered an emerging country for investment purposes, rather a developed country with a credit problem.21 Mar 2013
Maria Toschi and Tom Elliott, global strategists at JP Morgan Asset Management, see recovery in Greece - but it will be a bumpy ride.07 Mar 2013
Greece will be downgraded from a developed to an emerging market when Russell Indexes carries out its annual index reconstitution.04 Mar 2013
A poll among 5,500 people conducted by ING Investment Management across 11 European countries found that Greek retail investors have the best financial literacy rates.03 Dec 2012
Darren Williams, senior European economist at AllianceBernstein, says that the latest 'bailout' of Greece looks as much of a fudge as those previously implemented.29 Nov 2012
Measures announced yesterday by the ‘Troika' to unblock a package of measures worth €44bn for Greece, are steps in the right direction, but will not be not sufficient to reduce the public debt of the country substantially, and to restore debt solvency by 2020, according to Fabio Fois, European economist at Barclays.27 Nov 2012
Despite today's statement of EU commissioner Olli Rehn, who confirmed that an aid package for Greece could be signed next week, the debt sustainability of the country remains a key issue, according to Willem Verhagen, senior economist at ING Investment Management.22 Nov 2012
Andrew Morris, managing director of Signature, considers the underlying political and economic fundamentals delaying proper rescue of Greece.22 Nov 2012
The latest delay by euro area finance ministers on approving funding to Greece reflects deep disagreement about how to reduce current unsustainable debt levels, according to Darren Williams, senior European economist at AllianceBernstein.13 Nov 2012
Greece's government has approved with a thin margin an austerity package needed to unlock new aid from Europe, following a day of violent protests outside the Parliament in Athens.08 Nov 2012
Sovereign downgrades, especially the one recently announced by Moody's on Spain, create a more risk-averse environment for investors, affecting in turn the cost of capital and sentiment in the market, according to Dean Popplewell, currency analyst at foreign exchange platform Oanda.26 Oct 2012
Greece's exit from the eurozone could result in a global economic crisis and affect the US, China and other emerging economies, as well as Southern member states and their EU partners, according to research by Prognos AG on behalf of the German foundation Bertelsmann Stiftung.17 Oct 2012
Crédit Agricole has agreed to sell its Greek banking arm Emporiki to Alpha Bank AE for €1, following six-years of consecutive losses from the firm, severely hit by the sovereign-debt crisis.17 Oct 2012
Selectors are increasingly being asked to consider the merits of ‘smart beta’ on behalf of their clients, but opinion on its role in providing superior risk adjusted returns is not clear cut.
A selection of key moments caught on camera from InvestmentEurope's recent Fund Selector Bond Focus Italy, which took place in Milan on 4 March.
Helene Williamson, head of Emerging Market Debt at First State Investments, is set to contribute to the discussion at the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Sweden in Stockholm on 7 May.