Returns data published by Lowes Structured Investment Centre in the UK suggest that structured products have produced better returns against key benchmarks such as the FTSE 100 while reining in risk over the past half decade. In its 2015 Structured Product Annual Performance Review, Lowes, which is part of Lowes Financial Management, a UK chartered […]
It seems European investors followed this old market adage in May 2015, since equity funds faced outflows of €3.1bn. But, even more noteworthy, the European mutual fund industry faced a slowdown in flows into long-term mutual funds. That said, the European mutual funds industry still enjoyed net inflows of €16.3bn into these kinds of products […]
On empirical evidence alone, sales flows are telling us that the consensus already believes traditional alpha is a ‘zero sum game’ but also that ‘SmartBETA’ and portable alpha – through absolute return funds – may have potential. However, what if we are looking at the active-passive choice all wrong, what if we are looking in […]
In the current state of financial repression investors need an active and flexible investment approach to generate real returns, says Newton Investment Management.
Fifteen years ago, two hedge fund traders working for Credit Suisse were approached by Crispin Odey to replicate his successful asset management business for private clients. The result was Odey Wealth in Guernsey, one of two wealth management offshoots of Odey’s main business that both selects and manages funds.
Henderson Global Investors is to merge the three Gartmore Multi-Manager funds run by Tony Lanning and Bill McQuaker into its own range as part of an overhaul of its offering.
Gulfmena has launched the Gulfmena Access Fund, a Luxembourg-regulated fund that will focus on capturing excess returns in Middle East and North Africa (Mena) equity markets relative to the S&P pan-Arab composite index.