Collateralised loan obligation issuance is booming, but underlying risks remain in the controversial asset class
Author Archives: Jessica Tasman-Jones
Jessica Tasman-Jones is news editor at Portfolio Adviser and covers fund selection, asset allocation and portfolio construction for intermediaries, as well as industry news and regulation. Previously she has held roles covering the fund selection and financial advice industries at Fund Strategy and Money Marketing, and the family office industry at Campden Wealth. Before moving to the UK in 2012, she worked as reporter for Fairfax Media in New Zealand.
Fund houses reportedly eyeing beleaguered rival Gam
Troubled Swiss asset manager in early-stage negotiations with potential buyers, according to Citi analyst
Multi-asset funds face domino effect from UK liquidity rules
Ucits funds best placed to withstand UK’s FCA changes for property and infrastructure
Active ETF threat to mutual funds draws scepticism
Global active ETF assets under management currently total $90bn
EU accused of sidelining social issues in ESG plan
European Commission proposals have ‘worrying’ implications for suitability assessments
Legg Mason unconstrained fund to focus on govvies
Dublin-domiciled absolute return fund will seek to navigate rising interest rates
Six views on contagion risks from Turkey
Investors weigh in on potential spillover effects from the fall in the Turkish lira
UK regulator tells firms to prep for ‘no deal’ Brexit
Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told regulated firms in the country to prepare for the UK to crash out of the European Union with a “no deal” Brexit.
ESG investors face mixed bag with bitcoin and blockchain
Cryptocurrencies should be viewed critically from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective, but the blockchain technology that underlies them could have positive applications for democracy and economic inclusion, according to a sustainable investments rating agency.
Five emerging market views on Mexican elections
Mexico is set to lurch to the left when it goes to the polls this weekend with populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known by his nickname Amlo, the front runner in the presidential elections. Five managers weigh in on what Mexico’s politics mean for emerging market investors.