All summer, the Central Bank of Russia has focused strongly on inflation targeting by hiking rates, but Bank of America Merrill Lynch says it is misguided in its policy.
Europe is staging a comeback in investor portfolios, while concerns about the US fiscal cliff have taken center stage, BofA Merrill Lynch warned in the bank's fund manager Survey for September, conducted on 253 panelists with $681bn assets under management....
Barclays has appointed Andrew Fenton as director, Funds and Asset Managers, within its Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFI) team, based in London.
Swiss private bank Julius Baer has announced the decision to limit a rights issue to CHF500m from an originally planned CHF750m.
High domestic savings and increasing political desire to push for spending cuts and debt reduction measures remain important factors that allow Italy to retain market access, but the country should qualify for a precautionary credit line, Bank of America...
Swiss private bank Julius Baer has agreed to buy Bank of America's Merrill Lynch (BAML) private bank business outside United States and Japan for about CHF860m.
As if he didn’t have a big enough problem juggling Italy’s financial crisis, prime minister Mario Monti now also has to deal with the financial crisis reaching critical point at regional and city level too.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has appointed Marco Morelli as country head for Italy.
Research into the causes and outcomes of global obesity by Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predicts that it will become one of the key investment themes over the coming 25-50 years.
Fund managers that took part in July’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey have significantly higher expectations of the potential for negative shocks coming from Germany’s economy compared to last month. From 10%, this proportion has almost...
While most of his compatriots celebrate US Independence Day, Bob Diamond will be setting off his own fireworks in front of the UK Treasury Select Committee, which has summoned him to account for Barclays' role in fixing the Libor rate on various occasions...
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has appointed Bob Elfring and Diego De Giorgi as co-heads of global corporate and investment banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Investors want decisive action from policy makers in order to avoid a deterioration in the global economy over the next 12 months, according to a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The total assets under management of all Sovereign Wealth Funds globally is around $4.6trn and they are increasingly interested in alternative investments, according to discussion recorded at an Opalesque Gulf Round Table.
Global managers are reducing exposure to the Eurozone, and looking to policy makers for stimulus, according to a survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Fund managers buying distressed European assets tell David Walker why the gloomy business climate is a good environment for their investments.
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.
Joyce Koh has joined Nikko Asset Management Asia as head of marketing, responsible for all marketing and branding in South-east Asia.
The Chinese Year of the Dragon promises drama across the world, yet the opening weeks of 2012 are throwing up some surprising investment opportunities.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has appointed five financial advisors to its Middle East operations to be based in Dubai and Beirut having poached several new staff from HSBC Private Bank.
Global investors have started 2012 with a renewed sense of optimism towards the global economy and greater appetite for risk, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for January.
Institutional investors, anticipating low growth and low inflation in 2012, are repositioning portfolios to benefit from better growth momentum in the US and emerging markets than in the eurozone.
Global investors are seeking respite from troubles in the eurozone by turning to US and emerging market equities, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers for November.
The myriad terms used to describe investment strategies, such as ‘ethical’, ‘sustainable’, ‘SRI’ or ‘ESG’ may be clouding the investment universe.