Signs of growth but Latin America still a ‘work in progress’
After a multi-year slowdown, 2017 was the year in which Latin America’s growth resumed. But each country is still, very much, its own economic and investment story.
Brexit will hurt UK returns, say 90% of EU investors
A clear majority of investment professionals in the European Union outside the UK believe investment returns in the UK will suffer because of Brexit, according to CFA Institute research.
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More rules will hit cross-border distribution, warns Efama
Changes to the legislative framework for investment funds could create an additional barrier to cross-border fund distribution, the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) has warned.
Do Italian election results reignite the populist threat?
The Italian election looks set to result in a hung parliament as widely expected, but fund managers are concerned a strong showing by right-wing and populist parties poses a threat to eurozone stability.
Generali to invest €3.5bn into ‘green’ sectors
Italy’s Generali Group is to increase investments in “green” sectors by €3.5bn (£3.1bn, $4.3bn) by 2020, mainly by ploughing money into bonds that finance environmentally beneficial projects and investing directly in cleaner infrastructure.