Antipodes Partners continues UK push with long-only fund
Australian boutique Antipodes Partners has launched a long-only global equity Ucits strategy as part of its expansion into the UK market.
Funds rebadging as ESG reaches new heights
Asset managers are increasingly repurposing underperforming funds into ESG products to jump on the sustainable investing trend, but an announcement this week from Franklin Templeton Investments has taken the process to new heights as it repositions a global equities fund into a thematic climate change product.
Craving for ETFs boosts European appetite for equity funds
European investors increased their risk appetite in 2017, recording high inflows into pure equity funds compared with outflows in the previous year, helped by a big rush into passive equity funds, according to a Thompson Reuters Lipper report.
Investment trust managers tread with caution as gearing falls
Managers of investment trusts appear to be de-risking their portfolios, suggesting a hint of caution regarding global markets as we approach the end of the year.
UK investors bullish on returns over next five years
Despite adopting a cautious approach to risk, UK investors expect to generate an average 8.7% return on investments over the next five years, according to the Schroders Global Investor Study.
21st century globalisation – the new secular trend
Julie Dickson explains how the Capital Group New Perspective Fund is benefiting from multinationals changing from being traditional goods and services companies to knowledge and information-based businesses.