87.2 per cent of investors expect gold to rise further in H2 despite all-time high
10/08/2020 - 9:28am
Eighty seven per cent of investors in precious metals are expecting the price of gold to climb even higher in the second half of the year. According to a new infographic released by Kryptoszene.de, both small investors and market experts see great…
ESG and global equity funds both continued to break records over the past month and quarter, however this did not prevent active equity funds losing £638m overall in July alone, according to the latest Fund Flow Index from Calastone.
The investment clock is a useful way of showing how a business cycle typically develops over time, writes John Husselbee, and has proved as good a method as any of pinpointing ‘where we are' in terms of markets and economies...
Measures outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to address the liquidity mismatch in open-ended property funds are expected to dampen investor appetite for the vehicle, and drive flows out of the sector in favour of property investment trusts and ETFs.
European ‘zombie’ companies have three to six months' runway before defaults rise, says Aviva Investors
By Madeleine Taylor | 03/08/2020 - 3:47pm
Concern is growing over a likely spike in defaults among so-called ‘zombie’ companies that have stayed afloat during the coronavirus pandemic by relying on…
Yield-starved asset managers see attractive relative-value opportunities in EM debt market as spreads stay wide
By Madeleine Taylor | 05/08/2020 - 2:02pm
Asset managers say it is time to embrace riskier fixed-income assets again, with emerging markets bonds becoming an increasingly attractive option for…
The appointment of Mathew McDermott means the newest face of blockchain and cryptocurrency on Wall Street isn't a starry-eyed bitcoin evangelist, but a 46-year-old veteran of old-school financing markets.
Funds of fund strategies investing only in index or smart-beta instruments have performed better than those investing only, or mainly, in active funds over the past five years, research from Morningstar shows.
“The best consumer story in the world”: Investors ride China’s economic recovery
By Madeleine Taylor | 24/07/2020 - 5:03pm
Investors are eyeing China’s growing equity markets as signs of an economic recovery start to emerge. The IMF is forecasting that China will grow in 2020 and see a strong rebound in 2021,…