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HSBC pitches low vol strategy to instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2015
Investors with a long term focus could benefit from a strategy that targets low volatility at a moment when it is expected to raise, HSBC global asset management's head of global equities Angus Parker said. HSBC's Global Low Vol strategy sits within ...
Hedge funds bare all to seduce instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
Investors' search for yield in the current low rate, low-return perfect storm has boosted hedge fund inflows. Funds under management for the sector were up 21.7% for the two years to December 2014, according to Rainmaker Data. But a great idea, an obscure ...
Instos prefer direct infra investment over funds
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAR 2015
Institutional investors' demand for direct infrastructure has outgrown the demand for fund commitments, the 2015 Preqin Global Infrastructure Report found. Only two years ago, 91% of investors were looking to invest in infrastructure through managed ...
Instos turn increasingly to real assets
STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 19 JAN 2015
Institutional investors are increasingly turning to real assets to increase investment returns and manage macro-environment risks, but would rethink allocations if interest rates rose significantly, according to a new survey from BlackRock. The survey ...
Instos too slow to make investment decisions
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 27 OCT 2014
Institutions are turning increasingly to alternative assets in a bid to boost returns but many are too slow in changing their asset allocation, according to the latest AMP Capital Institutional Investor Report. Almost half (46%) of the global survey ...
Instos get serious about climate change
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 3 OCT 2014
... from pledges to divest from fossil fuels, to calls on governments to introduce carbon pricing. But how serious are the instos? And if they are serious, what are they doing about it? In September, a group representing 348 of the world's largest banks ...
Don't ditch the RET, instos tell Abbott
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 30 SEP 2014
A group of Australia's biggest institutional investors has written an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling on him to maintain the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The call came from the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), a body which ...
Instos offer advice at a loss to drive product sales: EY
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 9 SEP 2014
Large financial institutions have undervalued advice for decades by offering it at a loss to lead clients into product sales, Ernst & Young (EY) have said in their submission to the Financial System Inquiry (FSI). EY argued that decades old industry ...
Vertical integration good for consumers, competition: instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 1 SEP 2014
Australia's largest financial services institutions have argued that vertical integration is positive for consumers because it helps market competition. The stakeholders have rebuffed the Financial System Inquiry's (FSI) concern that vertical integration ...
MDAs allow small players to act as large instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 AUG 2014
The technology behind managed discretionary accounts (MDA) allows small investment players to act as if they had the scale of the industry's large institutions, SS&C Technologies head of Australia and New Zealand Nadine Moore said. Speaking at the inaugural ...
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