Union Investment has launched the UniInstitutional Global Convertibles Sustainable, which is aimed at institutional investors seeking exposure to upside equity risk in line with ethical, social and eco-friendly criteria.06 Feb 2014
Sentiment in European equity markets swung last year, in favour of peripheral and bank investments, but German investors remain divided on the case for a bull market in these once unloved assets.04 Feb 2014
Investors inside and outside Germany continue to show strong interest in German commercial real estate loans, yet NPL trading volume remains comparatively low, according to Corpus Sireo Investment Management.12 Nov 2013
Investor sentiment for Europe has improved and selectors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland point to the fact that the eurozone is at least “relatively attractive”.08 Nov 2013
Hedge funds are adopting a wait-and-see approach to compliance with regulation due to the complexity of workload involved, Deutsche Bank's latest study shows.11 Oct 2013
Thibaud de Maintenant, global head of Direct Securities Services at Deutsche Bank has discussed the future of custody, the likely impact of the T2S project and the opportunities presented by more collaboration in the industry.11 Oct 2013
An InvestmentEurope poll on attitudes toward the recent German federal elections found that German selectors were more likely to have their allocation decisions affected by the outcome than non-German ones, and that they are more likely to seek riskier assets.25 Sep 2013
David Moss, director of European Equities at F&C Investments, believes that the strong vote for chancellor Angela Merkel's party in the German elections ultimately suggests a positive backdrop for European equity investors.23 Sep 2013
Fitch Ratings says in its initial reaction to the German parliamentary elections that any coalition agreement on fiscal policy is likely to be set with reference to existing targets.23 Sep 2013
Darren Williams, European economist at AllianceBernstein, believes that the 22 September elections in Germany will not lead to change in the way the country approaches the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.16 Sep 2013
Tim Albrecht, head of German Equities at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, expects the bullish German equity markets to continue after the upcoming parliamentary elections.11 Sep 2013
Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income, discusses rising bond rates, tapering and the German Federal elections.11 Sep 2013
As the 22 September elections in Germany shape up to be the most important political event in Europe this year, Nordea's chief European analyst Holger Sandte has outlined the Nordic bank's view on the likely winners and the impact on investors.03 Sep 2013
Emotions such as loss aversion are key determinants of fund flows, according to research that has tracked data across 35 countries and been published by the Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Global Financial Institute.27 Aug 2013
Five weeks before the elections, Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has warned that Greece will need a third bailout.21 Aug 2013
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.