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BlackRock recruits emerging markets debt director
trueJack Deino was named director, emerging market debt at BlackRock.
HFR: Emerging markets assets little changed year-to-date
trueTotal hedge fund assets invested in emerging markets fell by $11 billion during the third quarter, according to HFR's third-quarter emerging markets industry report.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water rejects emerging markets debt hire, opts to stay in ETF
trueMemphis Light, Gas & Water Division decided not to hire any new emerging markets debt managers.
EMPEA: $30 billion in private capital raised for emerging markets in first 9 months
trueSome $30 billion of private equity, private infrastructure and private credit capital was raised in the first three quarters of this year for developing economies, compared to $51 billion of private capital raised for emerging markets in all of last year, said data released Wednesday by the ...
Emerging markets equities: Active vs. passive
trueAs the recent fallout from the Chinese stock market and the prospect of a U.S. interest rate rise continue to affect global markets, long-term investors might find it increasingly important to consider the case of active vs. passive management with regards to emerging markets investing. A number of ...
Emerging market investors go to single-country allocations
trueAllocations to emerging markets as one homogenous region remains a largely unattractive bet, but some institutional investors and money managers increasingly are turning to specific countries or regions to try their investment luck.
Funds mull best way to get emerging markets exposure
trueWhile money managers continue to grapple with trying to pinpoint the right time to add to emerging markets allocations, institutional investors also are bombarding them with questions about the right way to gain exposure.
Moody's: Falling commodity prices could start draining sovereign wealth funds
trueSovereign wealth funds could see their assets decline or growth slow as falling commodity prices put increasing pressure on governments to use those assets to fill budget gaps, said a report released Thursday by Moody’s Investors Service.
University of Washington endowment returns 6.8%
trueUniversity of Washington's consolidated endowment fund returned 6.8% in the fiscal year ended June 30, said an investment report posted on the Seattle-based university's website.
S&P Dow Jones downgrades Ukraine to stand-alone market
trueUkraine has been classified as a stand-alone market by S&P Dow Jones Indices due to concerns over liquidity in the market.
Chicago Transit Authority scouting for emerging markets small-cap equity managers
trueChicago Transit Authority Employees Retirement Plan is searching for active emerging markets small-cap equity managers to run about $50 million total.
Chicago Metropolitan Water fund narrows emerging markets equity search
trueChicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund named four finalists in its search for an emerging markets equity manager to run $75 million, said Susan Boutin, executive director.
Oklahoma Teachers narrows international equity search
trueOklahoma Teachers’ Retirement System named semifinalists in its search for active international equity managers.
The challenges of sustainable investing in emerging markets
trueSustainable investing, impact investing, responsible investing: Whatever you call it, it is a growing investment strategy, and it's not just for rich nations any more. While there is a perception that sustainable investments are somewhere between difficult and impossible in emerging markets, the ...
Managers view emerging markets slowdown as largest market risk — survey
trueMoney managers are less confident in near-term U.S. economic growth and more concerned about an emerging markets economic slowdown, said Northern Trust's quarterly investment manager survey released Thursday.