One way investors might realistically outperform equity markets in the future, writes Julian Howard, is by accessing three structural growth 'megatrends' - technology, sustainability and emerging markets
Regulators should implement a "classification system" to distinguish between ETFs and other ETPs rather than focusing on "misplaced" fears over liquidity and counterparty risks, an industry body has claimed.
Neil Woodford said offering full transparency on portfolio holdings when launching the Woodford Investment Management business five years ago had become "more damaging", in a Q&A YouTube video after the Equity Income fund's suspension was continued.
Our selection of 20 top papers for the month of June covers a wide variety of different topics, including economics, pensions issues, ESG investing, the equity risk premium, and much more besides. Some of the papers selected have a restricted geographical distribution, so you may not see all 20 papers in the list below. However, you can visit Savvy Investor today to browse more than 20,000…
Allocations to Private Markets have risen steadily over the last 20 years, partly as a result of lower prospective returns from traditional asset classes. The papers below consider a variety of key issues, including asset allocation principles, portfolio construction, governance, and an examination of a variety of PE sub-sectors. Cambridge Associates leads the way with their recent paper on co…
There is an ever-increasing expectation amongst stakeholders that asset owners and asset managers will engage meaningfully with company management on ESG issues. Below we highlight some of the best, recent white papers and research, providing tips, tools and examples of how investors can actively engage company management for the benefit of all.
China’s Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals involving the world’s second-largest economy.
With the UK, the US and Europe all pulling back the losses seen in the final quarter of 2018 over the course of this year, Japan is the odd-one-out among mature markets - and it has caught the eye of Darius McDermott
Markets tend to overestimate the change that can happen over the short term and underestimate the change that can happen in the long term, writes Andrew Williams, which is great news for patient, value-oriented investors
State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation has launched of the State Street ESG Liquid Reserves Fund (the Fund) which seeks to apply financially material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores to the management of the Fund.
Investors in Nick Train's top-performing global equity fund have been unable to switch their money away from the Hargreaves Lansdown platform, thereby facing a similar problem as Woodford fundholders last week, according to reports.