Spanish asset management industry body Inverco reports that assets under management (AUM) of Spanish funds amounted to some €272.37bn, up by 1.2% month-on-month. Global equity funds topped the list increasing their AUM by €1.3bn in April and by €2.46bn from January to the date. Global funds, in second place, rose by €1.23bn (a 15.3% increase […]
The Spanish financial group BBVA has announced the launch of a global funds distribution platform – specialised in international funds- to be available for retail clients in January 2018 through BBVA’s website. The platform will offer clients a wide range of international funds in which they can invest, while it provides complementary tools including search […]
Prime brokerage Newedge has been appointed as exclusive swap counterparty to the Ucits-compliant EEA Diversified Trends fund. The Ireland-domiciled fund is managed by EEA Fund Management.
Style Research has published analysis of factors behind the performance of global equity funds in the first half of 2012, including geographic and sector exposure, and styles.
FE, an investment data and performance analysis firm, has awarded the top FE Crown Fund Ratings of five crowns to ten new funds investing in European and emerging market equity. S&P Capital IQ Fund Research has also graded four new multi-asset funds managed by Close Asset Management.
Hardly any fund of hedge funds (FOHFs) made money in 2011, and only four S&P Capital IQ graded FOHFs delivered positive returns during the year, according to research by S&P Capital IQ.
Der Sommer ist in der Regel eine eher lustlose Jahreszeit für die Aktienmärkte, eine Tatsache, die sich auch 2010 und 2011 bestätigte. Wird 2012 die Ausnahme von der Regel sein?
Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, advisor to the Guinness Atkinson Funds, has launched the Inflation Managed Dividend Fund.
Investors are bullish on global growth as fears of QE recede, while outlooks on emerging markets are turning bearish, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for March.
The European funds industry ended 2011 in the red, to the tune of -€69.3bn, according to the latest Lipper Funds Flash.
Susanne Willumsen of Lazard Asset Management explains why lower volatility equities do not equal lower returns. In fact, quite the opposite can be true.
The European funds industry saw outflows of €9bn in November, the best for six months thanks to inflows of €18.3bn into money market products, says the latest Lipper Fund Flash. Worldwide, bond funds were the most popular asset class in Q3 2011, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).