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Aberdeen's Asia funds hit Bestinvest Spot the Dog list

31 July 2015 | By Laura Suter

M&G took the ‘Top Dog’ spot again having the most assets on the Spot the Dog list.

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Nicholas Price takes over Fidelity Japan fund in manager switch

31 July 2015 | By Laura Suter

Price will take over the full management of the portfolio on 1 September.

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Jupiter readies two fund launches

29 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The firm is also developing plans for its first targeted Asian income fund to be managed by Jason Pidcock.

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Negative outlook on emerging markets picks up speed

28 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The funds industry has seen $75bn of outflows from emerging market funds since 2013, according to Aberdeen Asset Management.

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Chinese firm in Kleinwort Benson takeover bid

27 July 2015 | By Laura Suter

Kleinwort Benson was told of the takeover bid via a regulator notification from the Financial Services and Markets Authority.

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Chinese markets plunge 8.5%

27 July 2015 | By Laura Suter

The Shanghai Composite Index has dropped 28 per cent below its peak.

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Fidelity cuts Asian Values trust costs and switches benchmark

24 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The annual management charge of the investment trust will be reduced from 1 per cent a year to a tiered pricing structure.

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Nikko Asset Management launches two Ucits funds

22 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Nikko Asset Management currently oversees £104bn of assets.

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Brics countries launch New Development Bank

21 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The first president of the bank will be Kundapur Vaman Kamath.

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Aviva Investors fund closure highlights property illiquidity

20 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Investors in the Aviva Investors Asia Pacific Property fund could wait more than two years for their money.

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OMGI Asian equity fund to become income fund

13 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The Old Mutual Asian Equity Income fund will focus on income as well as capital growth.

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Chinese stockmarket slumps despite government help

7 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The Hang Seng index has fallen 1 per cent while the Shanghai Composite was down 1.29 per cent as of this morning.

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Fidelity's Stupnytska: I am not worried about China slowdown

6 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Chinese consumers should be a more important engine for global growth in the future.

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China regulator to probe stockmarket manipulation

3 July 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has dropped 30 per cent since mid-June.

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Ashmore launches China All Share fund

29 June 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Ashmore Sicav can invest in Chinese H-shares, ADR markets and A-shares

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China stocks endure largest loss in 5 months

26 June 2015 | By Laura Suter

The drop sits just behind the 7.7 per cent drop seen in January.

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Ex-Ignis sales head joins Macquarie

17 June 2015 | By Laura Suter

McBride left Ignis when it was taken over by Standard Life Investments.  

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China consumer markets offer growth story, says Baring's Lee

16 June 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Despite the slowdown Chinese equity markets are maturing and consumer spending is on the rise.

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MSCI delays China A-share inclusion

10 June 2015 | By Laura Suter

MSCI’s concerns focus on three main issues: the quota allocation process, capital mobility restrictions and beneficial ownership of investments.

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Source launches ETFs to track EU and Japan QE boost

8 June 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Both funds will have management fees of 0.35 per cent.

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Man GLG reopens Japan CoreAlpha fund

5 June 2015 | By Laura Suter

The fund manager placed a £1m daily investment restriction on the fund last year.

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Henderson acquisitions boost assets by £5.6bn

2 June 2015 | By Laura Suter

The firm has bought two asset managers and increased its stake in another.

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M&G switches managers on equity teams

1 June 2015 | By Beth Brearley

M&G Japan and the M&G Japan Smaller Companies funds to be brought back in house.

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Nikkei 225 on 10th day of rises

28 May 2015 | By Laura Suter

The index rose 5 per cent in the 10-day run. 

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US dividends up for the fifth time in Q1, despite currency surge

18 May 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

US payouts made up 56 per cent of the global Q1 total.

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Ukrainian and Russian funds top best performing list

6 May 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Japan funds also rose, while commodities funds saw a drop.

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Matthews Asia launches new Japan fund for UK investors

5 May 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The fund will replicated the bottom-up Matthews Japan fund strategy in use since 1998.

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Retail funds suffer £1.4bn drop in March

30 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

UK equity funds saw the largest ever net retail outflow of £963m for March 2015.

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Invesco's Dickson replaces Parks on Asian Equity Income

30 April 2015 | By Beth Brearley

William Lam to co-manage Invesco Perpetual Asian Income with Stuart Parks.

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Standard Life Investments unveils fourth emerging market debt fund

23 April 2015 | By Philip Scott

The SLI Emerging Market Debt Unconstrained fund will be run by Richard House and Kieran Curtis.

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Nikkei 225 Stock Average powers through 20,000 mark

22 April 2015 | By Philip Scott

The TOPIX index hits its highest level since November 2007.

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China growth at lowest since 2009

15 April 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Economy has grown at its slowest pace since the financial crisis in 2009.

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World Bank predicts slower growth for East Asia Pacific

13 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Developing economies of East Asia will grow by 6.7 per cent in 2015 and 2016.

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BlackRock launches first China A share ETF

13 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The fund is open to both Chinese nationals and foreign investors.

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Japan’s Nikkei passes 20,000 level

10 April 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Benchmark index has edged past 20,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.

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Stephanie Flanders: UK election not a major concern for investors

8 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

“The UK election matters but not as much as you think,” says Flanders.

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Columbia Threadneedle to double European business by 2020

1 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Chief executive reveals ambitious growth plans for the next five years.

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New York beats London as top finance centre, again

23 March 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

New York has been in the top spot for two years

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Aberdeen targets China growth with fund launch

12 March 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Aberdeen AM launches new China A share fund and makes a £60m residential purchase.

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M&G reports record £446m profit but UK outflows rise £1bn

10 March 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Company has made profit for the fifth year in a row despite £1.7bn net outflows.


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