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Swedish selectors close door on property investments
Swedish fund selectors are the most negative towards property investments across Europe with 50% of those surveyed during the last quarter expecting to sell property investments over the next 12 months, Expert Investor data shows.
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.
EU reforms to increase money market fund use: State Street
The European Union Money Market Funds regulation (MMF) along with new Basel III regulations will push more investors to increase their use of the short term debt instruments, according to State Street.
Norway’s wealth fund sets anti-corruption expectations
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest at $1trn (€808.8bn), has set out a series of strong anti-corruption measures it expects the 8,985 companies it invests in to have.
Fidelity poaches Amundi’s head of equities to fill Rossi role
Fidelity has hired Amundi Asset Management’s head of equities Romain Boscher to be its new global chief investment officer, equities.
Who are the least and most prepared for a market correction?
With the global selloff shaking markets over the past week, Expert Investor data suggests that it was the Spanish and the Italians that might be the least prepared for a potential market correction, and the Danish could be the most ready.
Goldman Sachs fund unit in deal with Amundi to grow alternative Ucits
Goldman Sachs Fund Solutions (GSFS), a fund investments platform, has partnered with Europe’s largest asset manager Amundi to manage its Luxembourg-domiciled funds.