Arjen Los, portfolio manager on the Dominion CHIC fund remains firm on the megatrends of demographics and global growth that underpin the fund's investment objectives.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has sought to justify lowering the long-term ratings on nine European nations. We print below excerpts of the arguments it made for Friday's downgrades.
A survey of hedge fund managers has raised questions about the popularity of bringing offshore funds onshore in Ucits format, as a minority of respondents who are considering launching regulated funds expect to use the fund law.
Ucits III has been hailed as a global success, despite a number of setbacks. The arrival of Ucits IV means the European funds industry can now look forward to getting a much improved funds passport.