Equities to rise despite high valuations, says NN IP
High valuations are not an indication that equity markets will continue their upward trend in 2018 and investors should focus on trends instead, believes Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, CIO of NN Investment Partners.
The only asset class not offering sub-zero returns
Most asset classes will provide negative real returns from now on, but there is one exception to this rule, according to US asset manager GMO.
$1trn Norway wealth fund wants to drop oil and gas stocks
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is proposing to dispose of all its holdings in oil and gas stocks to “make the government’s wealth less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil and gas prices,” the fund announced in a letter to Norway’s ministry of finance.
Pimco Income needs ‘big new idea’ to continue outperformance
The Pimco Income Fund has been in unprecedented demand with investors this year, but why? We spoke to investors to discover the fund’s secret to success and whether it is likely to continue outperforming.
M&G goes green with ethical high-yield fund launch
M&G Investments has launched an ESG-screened global high-yield bond fund, the company’s first venture into the area of responsible investing.