The latest investment news by asset class
Housebuilders suffer after Berkeley production warning
UK housebuilders experienced a sell-off today after Berkeley Group Holdings warned it would not be able to boost production to meet the government’s demand for new homes.
Are regional emerging market funds making a comeback?
Emerging market equities is one of the few asset classes where investors are still seeing value, but as the asset class makes a comeback investors have different takes on whether to allocate to regional funds or leave geographical allocation to portfolio managers.
Will investors stick with ‘cash cow’ M&G?
Prudential’s decision to spin-off and float its UK asset management and savings arm was met with widespread approval from investors. But how many of them will continue to invest in the life insurer’s “neglected” business when it lists?
Google bans cryptocurrency ads in high-risk product crackdown
Online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings will be banned on Google, the tech giant has announced.
‘Free-riding’ passive investors under central bank scrutiny
Passive investors pay scant regard to the fundamentals of individual securities and free-ride on the work of active investors with implications for financial stability, price discovery and index correlation, according to a paper from the Bank of International Settlements.
News 12 Mar 18
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.