ANALYSIS: When will the next market correction hit?
It has now been almost two years since we last saw equity or credit markets fall by more than 5%. Investors are sanguine markets will continue their relentless rally for the time being.
The merits of sustainable investing – fund selectors disagree with clients
The majority of retail investors see sustainable investing primarily as a means to achieve higher returns, according to a poll by Schroders. Professional fund selectors are taking a different stance.
Asset managers make U-turn on Mifid II research costs
The British asset manager Schroders and its German peer Union Investment announced on Friday they would absorb all external research costs under Mifid II. Both companies had previously said they would pass some of these costs on to clients.
ANALYSIS: Have hurricanes blown away cat bond credibility?
Investors were bracing for the worst when the Swiss Re Cat Bond Index plummeted 15% in the wake of hurricane Irma. But the unprecedented damage caused could actually be a blessing in disguise for the asset class.