European investors are taking risk off the table after the recent market turmoil, the February reading of the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) suggests. However, investor confidence in North America and especially Asia increased over the month.
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Pension fund investors unwillingly increase equity
The majority of global pension funds have been increasing their equity allocation in the past six months. However, many would prefer to decrease it if they could just find yield somewhere else, because they expect a serious market correction.
Insurers outplay pension funds in data mastery
Insurance companies are much more data savvy than pension funds, according to new global research commissioned by American asset manager State Street. Some 45% of insurance company executives see their company as data innovators, compared to only 22% of their peers from pension funds.
Liquid alternatives to take share from hedge funds
The hedge fund industry is under strong competitive pressure to change, yet managers remain generally optimistic, according to a survey from State Street.
Investor sentiment in Europe nosedives
Investor confidence in Europe has made a sharp fall in October, according to data released by State Street Global Exchange.
Investor confidence lowest since January
Investor confidence is at its lowest since January, according to data released by State Street Global Exchange on Tuesday.
Asset managers focus on multiasset
Multi-asset products will be the main driver of business growth for the next three years, asset managers believe.
state street offers five themes for 2014
Asset manager State Street Global Advisors says investors should consider five key themes when positioning their portfolios for next year
how low can you go
Increasingly risk-averse investors are looking for a less bumpy ride with low-volatility funds. But such strategies are not entirely without pitfalls, writes Rodrigo Amaral
cerulli forecasts smart beta surge
European exchange traded fund providers are bullish on the demand outlook for “smart beta”, and are likely to increase the pace of product launches in this area, according to Cerulli Associates