Nuveen’s Simon England-Brammer discusses the firm’s investment outlook, identifying the opportunities and risks across a range of asset classes.
Some institutional investors have turned to leasing out LNG tankers to blue-chips like Shell in order to achieve stable and defensive returns with ESG benefits.
Funds houses are acquiring niche players in order to cover weaknesses in alternatives, which is the industry’s largest revenue pool, and as ESG's importance grows.
The Hong Kong-based insurer is looking to investment-grade bonds in the region as it seeks decently yielding debt that is unlikely to be downgraded into junk territory.
Companies worldwide are suspending shareholder payouts amid the Covid-19 outbreak. How worried should institutional investors be about the situation in Asia?
Many institutional investors are seriously considering adding fixed income ETFs to their portfolios. Here in our second instalment we continue to dispel some myths about the investment vehicle.
The growth of fixed income ETF instruments has been robust, so it’s of little surprise investors have concerns over the risks entailed. Here we dispel a few myths about the investment vehicle.
The subsidiary of US asset manager Legg Mason suffered a delay to the launch, but is now about to launch the product, which combines listed infrastructure, Reits and utilities.
The Swiss bank replaces Fan Cheuk Wan as chief investment officer of its combined private banking and wealth management business.
Strong support for Ucits ETFs has been identified as a key trend in the industry. In the last three years, flows from Asian investors into Ucits ETFs have grown from $100 million to $3 billion.
The new China multi-asset income product from HSBC Global Asset Management will invest largely offshore, at least initially, and the firm pointed to limits on its access to the mainland market.
Recognising a gap in its product suite, the firm is building a packaged solutions business combining internal expertise, most likely centralised in London.