Investec offers alternative investment Ucits range
The move to expand Luxembourg-domiciled fund range comes at a time when many asset managers are rejigging their international distribution strategies as Brexit looms.
Active strategies overshadow passive for European investors
New Morningstar data shows that around 16% of European assets invested in funds were held in passive strategies in January 2018, much less than many had expected.
European watchdog warns of investment fund ‘fire sales’
Mismatches between the liquidity of open-ended investment funds’ assets and their redemption profiles could lead to “fire sales” to meet redemption requests in times of market stress, the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) has warned.
Popularity of absolute return strategies could signal further volatility
Across Europe absolute return strategies are the asset class most fund selectors wanted to buy even before the recent rise in volatility in bond and equity markets, although the Dutch are not particularly keen on the strategy.