Pictet’s Luca Paolini bets on Japan and Europe

8 October 2015 | By Philip Scott

The asset manager’s chief strategist says valuations and corporate profits are fuelling his conviction


Neuberger Berman launches Asian debt fund for UK investors

6 October 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The Asian Debt Hard Currency fund will invest in government and related debt as well as corporate bonds. 


Tilney Bestinvest ditches Newton Asia fund after Pidcock departure

28 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

Tilney Bestinvest has replaced the Newton Asian Income fund with the First State Asian Equity Plus fund and the First State Asia Pacific Leaders fund.


China fears and EU vote could delay UK rate rise to 2017

24 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

The expected August rate rise next year could be pushed out until late 2016 or early 2017, says UBS. 


Aberdeen granted China business licence

22 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

Aberdeen will also use the newly-founded office to boost its local equities research and raise assets in China.


Osborne: China and Britain considering stockmarket tie-up

22 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

The two countries are also looking at the feasibility of linking stockmarkets, to provide more liquidity for the Chinese markets. 


Shares in China brokerage fall on police probe

16 September 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Three executives at China’s largest brokerage are being investigated for suspected insider trading.


J O Hambro and Fidelity take top Morningstar gong

11 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

Schroder Tokyo manager Andrew Rose got the oustanding fund manager gong.


Japan’s Nikkei jumps 7.7% on policy stimulus hopes

9 September 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Index buoyed by a more optimistic outlook on China, Japanese tax cuts and an expected delay to US rate rises.


Ashmore assets drop 21% on emerging market fears

8 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

Investor fears on emerging markets continue to be affected by a potential US interest rate rise and the China fallout.


Henderson's Kerley: China crisis like 'a murder without a body'

3 September 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Henderson’s Michael Kerley is focused on the quality of growth not the quantity.


IMF warns against rate rises as growth falls short

3 September 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

In July the IMF lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 to 3.3 per cent and forecast growth in China would slow to 6.8 per cent.


Lombard Odier launches emerging markets ETF

3 September 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The product provides exposure to local currency debt of emerging markets as well as developing countries.


New Capital fund sees largest losses in China fallout

2 September 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The Aberdeen Global Chinese Equity fund fared the best through the China market falls, FE Trustnet data shows.


European stocks fall as markets lose confidence in China recovery

1 September 2015 | By Laura Suter

The drops in European markets came as key manufacturing data from China confirmed the country’s slowdown. 


Is it a mistake to dismiss emerging markets?

28 August 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

This week has seen $10.5bn of outflows from the EM sector, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report. 


Is global market turmoil just a volatility event?

26 August 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Experts agree that the current market turmoil is not a warning of a significant global downturn or recession.


Fidelity's Yeung: China will attract foreign investors but volatility remains

26 August 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

Although overall sentiment is weak on China, Yeung believes there are still opportunities for investors.


Will China's interest rate cut actually work?

25 August 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The rate cut, which will be effective on Wednesday, is the fifth by the Chinese central bank since November last year.


European stocks rebound after China fallout

25 August 2015 | By Laura Suter

The FTSE has further to go to recover the £74bn wiped off the market yesterday.


FTSE hit by China stockmarket rout

24 August 2015 | By Natalie Holt

Chinese authories are trying to reassure investors and have allowed its main state pension fund to invest in the stockmarket.


China is the new Greece, say fund managers

18 August 2015 | By Laura Suter

Greece dominated concerns in previous months, but China recession is now the number one risk.


Emerging markets hit by China currency moves

13 August 2015 | By Laura Suter

Currencies in Asia and Latin America were hit, as well as emerging market stocks.


China devaluation not the last of Government's meddling

12 August 2015 | By Laura Suter

The bank claims that the devaluation is a one-off move, but experts think otherwise. 


Fall in China’s yuan pushes down Asian stocks

12 August 2015 | By Natalie Holt

The People’s Bank of China has cut the guiding rate for the yuan for the second day.


Investors hurt by slow progress of AIFMD rollout

6 August 2015 | By Valentina Romeo

The European passport under AIFMD allows the marketing of an alternative fund product to professional investors through the EU, subject to state approval.


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.


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