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.


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.


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.


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.


Chinese markets plunge 8.5%

27 July 2015 | By Laura Suter

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


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.


Nikko Asset Management launches two Ucits funds

22 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Nikko Asset Management currently oversees £104bn of assets.


Brics countries launch New Development Bank

21 July 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


China regulator to probe stockmarket manipulation

3 July 2015 | By Natalie Holt

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


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


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Nikkei 225 on 10th day of rises

28 May 2015 | By Laura Suter

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


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.


Ukrainian and Russian funds top best performing list

6 May 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


BlackRock launches first China A share ETF

13 April 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

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


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.


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


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.


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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