BlackRock Emerging Europe Trust plc. has reported that in the five years to 30th April 2014 the trust has outperformed its benchmark the MSCI EM Europe 10/40 by 17.0% on a share price total return basis.
FinEx Capital Management has launched the first money market ETF in Russia through the Moscow listing of its Cash Equivalents Ucits ETF, using the Solactive 1-3 Month US T-Bill index.
As fresh sanctions are announced against Russia, Naomi Heaton reflects on the fall out for Central London Residential.
2014 has rapidly turned into the year of geopolitics, with events affecting investors across pretty much all continents.
The latest developments in the eastern parts of Ukraine lend further weight to the idea that the country is becoming destabilised to the point where it represents significant downside risk to previous economic forecasts, says Andreas Schwabe, analyst...
Swedish asset manager Simplicity has reported that its Global Corporate Bond fund sold out of three Russian names - Lukoil, Rosneft and Vimpelcom - in the past month as a direct result of rising geopolitical tensions across Europe.
Evidence has emerged from Swedish E&P oil firm Shelton Petroleum that the new authorities in Crimea have started a nationalisation process to take over foreign owned assets.
The outlook in the short term is uncertain for Russia, but for long term investors the market represents significantly undervalued opportunity, says Nathan Griffiths,lead portfolio manager emerging market equities at ING Investment Management.
Russia’s Micex stock market fell to 3.5% while the dollar-denominated RTS index lost 4.3% in early trading, following US president Obama's announcement of further sanctions.
The US Treasury Department is set to freeze assets and bar business with Aktsionerny Bank of the Russian Federation, also known as Bank Rossiya.
The situation in Ukraine is fast moving and highly fluid, says Russ Koesterich, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist.
The geopolitical tensions surrounding the situation in Crimea, the Russian response and the consequent sanctions imposed by Western nations present an increasing source of risk within the global economy, says Andrew Cole, investment director of the Global...
Jan Dehn, head of Research, Ashmore discusses why global market sentiment is weak, allegedly due to Russia and China.
Following the recent sell-off in emerging markets, there is a view developing that now is the time to invest, Jade Fu, investment manager at Heartwood Investment Management
Tages Capital, a provider of alternative multi-manager investment solutions and Frankfurt-based Gauly | Dittrich | van de Weyer Asset Management have announced the signing of a strategic partnership.
JP Morgan Private Bank's César Pérez, EMEA Chief Investment Strategist, reviews the current economic environment in Europe in comparison to four years ago when market confidence in the Euro area was at breaking point.
Jan Dehn, head of Research at Ashmore, discusses why positive noises from the IMF bodes well for early disbursement of emergency funding, the default of China's Chaori Solar Energy and the Romanian rapid growth rate.
Nikko Asset Management's Global Investment Committee has ordered a cut in the manager's overweight exposure to global equities, following an "extremely rare" ad-hoc meeting.
Global recovery scenario on track but it's not yet time to add risk to portfolios, says Franz Wenzel, head of Investment Strategy at AXA Investment Managers.
Poland needs further reforms to put outperforming economy firmly back on track for sustainable growth, the OECD warns.
Eric Verleyen, CIO at SGPB Hambros gives his market views following events in Ukraine.
The European Commission has announced a package of support identifying a number of concrete measures to assist economically and financially Ukraine.
February's strong equity rally has given us the opportunity to tactically lock in gains and shift our position to neutral, says Luca Paolini, Chief Strategist at Pictet Asset Management.
Jan Dehn, head of Research at Ashmore, discusses why events in Ukraine are a reminder of how damaging the Cold War was for Emerging Markets and why the ‘Fragile Five' are gradually turning into the ‘Frugal Five'.