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Northern Trust: Private equity and emerging markets equities to outperform
truePrivate equity and emerging markets equities topped all asset classes in Northern Trust's most recent five-year outlook, published Monday.
Putting a value on dollar appetite for U.S. pension executives
trueCurrency markets have been very volatile in the past year, with the U.S. dollar exhibiting its strongest rally on a trade-weighted basis in over 10 years. For U.S. pension executives with substantial international investment portfolio exposures, the key question is whether this rally is in its ...
Looking beyond A shares inclusion in emerging market indexes
trueThe Chinese government's recent strong-arm market tactics might push back the day when A shares garner a toehold in emerging markets indexes, but some money managers already are looking ahead to the day when the country's huge, vibrant equity market outgrows those indexes.
China's A-shares rescue tactics cast shadow
trueChina's seeming success in stopping a precipitous A-shares sell-off raises the question of whether a visible official hand could become a hallmark of a proverbial equity market with Chinese characteristics.
Chicago Metropolitan Water district fund to add emerging markets equities
trueChicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund is searching for its first active emerging markets equity manager.
Faber likes cash, says real estate and emerging markets equities to outperform
trueMarc Faber railed against central bank intervention around the globe and said he likes cash now because it “gives you flexibility to buy assets” when bubbles pop.
British Columbia Investment Management return surpasses benchmark for year
trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp., Victoria, returned 14.2% on its investments net of costs for the year ended March 31, beating the 12.6% custom benchmark, it announced in a statement Thursday.
Alabama Trust Fund looking for emerging markets equity manager
trueAlabama Trust Fund is searching for an active emerging markets equity manager to run $35 million.
S&P 500 foreign sales up in 2014
trueAfter five years of muted growth, S&P 500 companies’ percentage of sales to foreign countries increased 1.53 percentage points in 2014 to 47.82%.
China's stock sale ban draws scorn from money managers
trueTempleton Emerging Markets Group calls it an act of “desperation.” UBS Wealth Management labels it “extreme.” And Wells Fargo Funds Management says it just “postpones the inevitable.”
Ashmore's AUM drops 3.6% in quarter on $3 billion in net outflows
trueAshmore Group’s assets under management fell 3.6% to $58.9 billion in the three months ended June 30, with positive investment performance insufficient to offset net outflows.
UBS Global Asset Management taps head of emerging markets debt
trueFederico Kaune was named managing director and head of emerging markets debt at UBS Global Asset Management, said spokesman Azar Boehm.
Bristol County Retirement seeks emerging markets debt manager
trueBristol County Retirement System is searching for an emerging markets debt manager to run up to $20 million.
J.P. Morgan chief global strategist says focus should be on alpha generation
trueJ.P. Morgan Asset Management's David Kelly reiterated the need for investors to remain invested in diversified portfolios, despite “marginally high” valuations in the equity markets.
AXA Investment Managers bolsters emerging markets fixed-income team
trueOlga Fedotova and Sailesh Lad were appointed to AXA Investment Managers’ newly merged global emerging markets fixed-income team.