Five ‘unloved’ investments worth a fresh look
Long term investors should seek out some often overlooked sectors to boost portfolio diversification, according to Morningstar Investment Management. Click through the slides below to find out which five areas it has identified as hidden investment opportunities.
Columbia Threadneedle expands European multi-asset range
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is expanding its Luxembourg multi-asset offering with the launch of a fund that is designed to deliver equity-like returns of 4% above European inflation.
38% of fund buyers say volatility will boost returns
Professional fund buyers split on volatility impact on portfolios with 39% viewing volatility as a threat, according to survey
Goldman Sachs AM’s Orr talks income in an adverse environment
Global diversification outside of traditional assets is the key to generating income in an environment of historically low interest rates, increased market volatility and relatively expensive equity markets, according to Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Jonathon Orr.
Survey: February volatility prompted 42% of investors to rethink equity strategy
February’s spike in volatility caused nearly half (42.1%) of investors to adjust their equity market outlook, according to the results of a survey published by BarclayHedge and Markov Processes International (MPI).
Survey: Demand for EM debt steady despite rate rises
Fund managers favour high yield credit and local currency emerging market debt but remain cautious on investment grade credit, according to survey of fixed income firms.
Fund selectors often struggle with clients over what is best
Many fund selectors believe clients often end up damaging their own portfolios when insisting on bad investment ideas, according to a survey conducted at Expert Investor’s Pan-European Congress in Rome on Thursday.
Finns and Swedes’ small cap preference reaps rewards
European small cap growth funds have outperformed rival fund categories over the last three years, and Finnish and Swedish fund selectors have led the pack in cashing in.