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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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