With April marking a repeat of the pattern of data seen over the same period in the past two years, Iveagh CIO Chris Wyllie asks whether May could see markets correct on a subdued growth outlook.
Despite the risk of stuttering growth and a possible collapse in confidence, factors such as corporate profitability and cash generation mean investors should take a neutral rather than negative view of risk, says Chris Wyllie,CIO at Iveagh.
Iveagh, the Guinness family office and fund manager based in the UK, which runs a range of portfolios for the retail market, said that the next ten days will be crucial if China is to avoid a slowdown.
Greece will have to exit the eurozone before equities find a floor to rally from, amid the biggest period of deleveraging in history, according to predictions from UK-based investment house Iveagh’s chief investment officer Chris Wyllie.
Ignis AM strengthens institutional distribution team Ignis Asset Management has appointed Liisa Juntunen to the company’s distribution team. She will take up her post in January 2012. Juntunen will take a leadership position in the company’s institutional business development team with a focus on consultant relations. She will also help to develop and position equity […]
Threadneedle hires Robson as fund manager global equities Threadneedle Investments has appointed Neil Robson as fund manager in its global equities team, reporting to Jeremy Podger, head of global equities. Hewill join in November and will be lead manager on the Threadneedle (Lux) global focus fund. Robson has more than 20 years’ experience in global equities. […]
Javier Uribarren at Stenham, Nizam Hamid at Lyxor AM, and Michael Azlen at Frontier Investment Management are among the selector voices speaking out on global macro strategies, tradability and managed futures.
BNY Mellon appoints new EMEA head BNY Mellon has appointed Dean Fletcher as regional head of BNY Mellon corporate trust, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before his appointment, Fletcher was co-head of EMEA for corporate trust with Joe Duffy who remains chief executive officer of The Bank of New York Mellon (Ireland) and will continue […]
Last week’s volatility in financial markets prompted a series of allocation changes by managers trying to minimise their losses, while some funds were hit by the depressed environment. Here’s what happened.