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Investment | News 21 May 18

Wells Fargo AM launches global equity absolute return fund

Wells Fargo Asset Management has launched a Ucits-compliant global equity absolute return fund.

Asia | News 21 May 18

J Safra Sarasin in U-turn on Japan equities

Bank J Safra Sarasin has drastically changed its view of Japan equities from being optimistic on the asset class six months ago, according to Philipp Bärtschi, the private bank’s Zurich-based chief investment officer.

Commodities | News 18 May 18

Oil giants offside with investors worth $10trn

Climate change has landed major oil companies oil offside with a number of investors representing $10.4trn (£7.7bn, €8.8trn) worth of assets ahead of their annual general meetings (AGMs) over the next couple of weeks.

Alternatives | News 18 May 18

Online wealth management booming in China

Robo-advice and wealth management mobile apps are taking off in China, with a report from Boston Consulting Group showing online wealth management services have experienced 50% annual growth over the past five years.

Investment | 17 May 18

Helena Morrissey jumps on gender equality fund trend

Legal & General Investment Management has become the latest fund manager to launch a passive fund tracking companies with diverse boards.

Equities | 17 May 18

Aberdeen Standard launches A-shares fund in China

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has launched an equity fund in China, targeting qualified domestic investors, through its investment management wholly foreign-owned enterprise (IM WFOE).

Emerging Markets | 16 May 18

Why Aviva’s target return fund misses the target

While the AIMS Target Return Fund has delivered its volatility pledge, barely budging in reaction to China growth fears in 2015 and 2016, or to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as president of the US, it has missed its return target by a significant amount.

Alternatives | 16 May 18

Credit Suisse luxury fund to move to Lombard Odier

France-based Lombard Odier is to take over a Credit Suisse luxury product fund as part of a plan to expand into the sector.

Europe | 15 May 18

Portugal: from pig to golden child

The Iberian country has undergone a turnaround in fortunes since the European debt crisis.

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