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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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Asian shares rise ahead of US payroll update

6 March 2015 | By Philip Scott

Japan’s Nikkei moves to new high as China remains static

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Reserve Bank of India surprises with rate cut

4 March 2015 | By Philip Scott

Interest rates lowered for the second time this year.

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Australia posts GDP growth of 2.5% for 2015

4 March 2015 | By Philip Scott

Fears are rising that pain lies ahead as a result of troubles engulfing the mining sector

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India's Modi prepares 'once in a generation' Budget

27 February 2015 | By Philip Scott

Neptune India fund manager Kunal Desai is hoping for pro-growth and investment policies.

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Japan’s Nikkei index jumps to 15-year high

27 February 2015 | By Philip Scott

Year-to-date the market is up by 9 per cent

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Morningstar demotes Aberdeen EM and Asia Pacific funds

26 February 2015 | By Michael Berry

Morningstar has downgraded Hugh Young’s Aberdeen Asia Pacific Equity and Devan Kaloo’s Emerging Markets Equity strategies to silver because of their formidable size.

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Fidelity's Nicholls buys 'hated' Chinese property for Special Sits trust

25 February 2015 | By Michael Berry

Fidelity China Special Situations manager Dale Nicholls has been buying “the most hated asset class in the world”: Middle Kingdom property companies.

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China's manufacturing sector edges back into growth territory

25 February 2015 | By Philip Scott

February’s flash HSBC/Markit manufacturing PMI increases to 50.1, taking the sector to a four-month high.

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Asian markets hold their nerve as concerns grow over eurozone woes

13 February 2015 | By Philip Scott

Japan Nikkei 225 index however falls flat after Thursday’s gains.

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GAM unveils India fund run by New Horizon's Madhav Bhatkuly

4 February 2015 | By Michael Berry

GAM Asset Management has launched an India fund run by Mumbai-based investment adviser New Horizon.

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Allan Liu calls it a day after 27 years at Fidelity

3 February 2015 | By Michael Berry

Allan Liu is retiring from Fidelity after 28 years’ service in the east and will soon hand over his €2.75bn East Asia Sicav to Dhananjay Phadnis.

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Who are the winners and losers from the oil price slide?

2 February 2015 | By Adam Lewis

Described as a game changer for global markets, the dramatic fall in the price of oil is creating a distinct group of winners and losers. 


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