In a signal that ‘investors are seeking additional investable opportunities’
FE fundinfo platforms venture into six new countries
Both will now be available in 25 European and Asian fund markets
Sweden’s $8.3bn green bond issuance outstrips Nordic rivals
Local government funding agencies have dominated regional public sector issuance
European nations sweep new ESG scorecard, but New Zealand top
Insight Investment unveils in-house sovereign ratings but data needs tweaking on environmental and social factors
Value can still be found in frontier market equities
Frontier equities have posted mediocre returns and selectors are reducing their allocations – but a few retain faith
Nordic Capital PE fund closes at €4.3bn
Nordic region set to receive a boost in investments after private equity group’s latest flagship fund raises 23% more than its target.
Nordic confidence on Japan wavers as yen falls
Japanese equity funds have lost their appeal to Nordic fund selectors because of concerns about the depreciating yen.
Dollar beats sterling as money market funds start 2018 strongly
US dollar denominated money market funds topped the charts in terms of inflows for January this year, while UK sterling funds saw the biggest outflows from this sector, according to the latest Thomson Reuters Lipper data.
The natural benefits of insurance-linked securities
In this video, Schroders’ Jonathan Hayward explains the benefits to investors of insurance-linked securities, also known as catastrophe bonds.
VARP – a wonderful way of playing the EM theme
VARP is the latest hot EM acronym. GAM’s Tim Love explains why the combination of Vietnam, Argentina, Romania and Pakistan is such a compelling investment case right now.